Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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

Chapter 6 - Section 6.7 - The Dot Product - Exercise Set - Page 794: 88


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Work Step by Step

Consider the identity, $\begin{align} & {{\sin }^{2}}x{{\tan }^{2}}x+{{\cos }^{2}}x{{\tan }^{2}}x={{\sec }^{2}}x-1 \\ & {{\tan }^{2}}x\left( {{\sin }^{2}}x+{{\cos }^{2}}x \right)={{\tan }^{2}}x \\ & {{\tan }^{2}}x\left( 1 \right)={{\tan }^{2}}x \\ & {{\tan }^{2}}x={{\tan }^{2}}x \end{align}$
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