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1 + cot (theta) / cot (theta) ?

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1 plus cot theta
Divided by cot theta.

Simplify the terms to sin & cos only.

Thank you!
asked Apr 17, 2013 in ALGEBRA 2 by homeworkhelp Mentor

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(1 + cotθ) / cotθ

Recall : Trigonometry formulas cotθ = cosθ / sinθ

Substitute cotθ = cosθ / sinθ

=(1 + cosθ / sinθ) / (cosθ / sinθ)

Simplify

=(sinθ + cosθ) / cosθ

=(sinθ / cosθ) + (cosθ / cosθ)

=(sinθ / cosθ) + 1.

answered Apr 19, 2013 by diane Scholar

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