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please simplify sec^2(x)/tan(x)?
please simplify in terms of cosine and sine, also
- 9 years agoFavorite Answer
Rewrite sec(x) as 1/cos(x) and tan(x) as sin(x)/cos(x)
So the nominator becomes [1/cos(x)]² which is the same as 1/cos²(x)
And the denominator becomes sin(x)/cos(x)
You will have
[ 1/cos²(x)] / [sin(x)/cos(x)]
Which is the same as
[ 1/cos²(x)] * [cos(x)/sin(x)]
by cancelling out cos(x), you get