Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Sum and Difference Formulas - Exercise Set - Page 671: 92


The graphs appear to coincide.

Work Step by Step

Please note that$$\cos (\alpha + \beta )= \cos \alpha \cos \beta - \sin \alpha \sin \beta .$$Since $1.2x+0.8x=2x$, we have$$\cos 2x= \cos 1.2x \cos 0.8x - \sin 1.2x \sin 0.8x.$$
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