Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 11 - Section 11.1 - Finding Limits Using Tables and Graphs - Exercise Set - Page 1142: 99


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Work Step by Step

Step 1. Using the Addition Formula, we have $sin(x+\frac{\pi}{6})=sin(x)cos(\frac{\pi}{6})+cos(x)sin(\frac{\pi}{6})=\frac{\sqrt 3}{2}sin(x)+\frac{1}{2}cos(x)$ and $cos(x+\frac{\pi}{3})=cos(x)cos(\frac{\pi}{3})-sin(x)sin(\frac{\pi}{3})=\frac{1}{2}cos(x)-\frac{\sqrt 3}{2}sin(x)$ Step 2. $LHS=\frac{\sqrt 3}{2}sin(x)+\frac{1}{2}cos(x)+\frac{1}{2}cos(x)-\frac{\sqrt 3}{2}sin(x)=cos(x)=RHS$ Step 3. Since $LHS=RHS$, we verified the identity.
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