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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1685 is correct. Good work!

#1686. Find 2 + 7 + 12 + ..... to 10 terms.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Yikes! I gave the 10th term instead of the sum!

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Hi ganesh

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi,

The solution #1686 is correct, julianthemath and anonimnystefy! Neat work!

#1687. In triangle PQR, angle Q = 90 degrees. Find tan P - cot R.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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I think this is a right triangle.

So, I will compute:

180-90=90

Split:45

I don't know if tan P is 45

and cot R is 45, too.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and julianthemath,

The solution #1687 is

Excellent, bobbym!

#1688. Given 15 cot A = 8, find sin A and sec A.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1688 is perfect. Smart work!

#1689. If cot θ = 7/8, find the value of

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1689 is correct. Good work!

#1690. If

, find cos θ and tan θ.Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1690 (both parts) is correct. Excellent!

#1691. If tan A =

, find the value of tan A/(1 + tan[sup]2[/sup]A).Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1691 is correct. Good work!

#1692. Evaluate : (cos 45[sup]o[/sup])/(sec 30[sup]o[/sup] + cosec 30[sup]o[/sup])

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1692 is perfect. Excellent!

#1693. If

, then find the value of cot A.Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi scientia and bobbym,

The solution #1693 is correct. Neat work!

#1694. Find the value of cot[sup]2[/sup] θ - 1/sin[sup]2[/sup] θ.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi scientia and bobbym,

The solution #1694 is correct. Neat work!

#1695. If cos θ = 21/29, find the value of (sec θ)/(tan θ - sin θ).

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