Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Double-Angle, Half-Angle, and Product-Sum Formulas - 7.3 Exercises - Page 561: 56


$\frac{1}{2}(\cos 4x-\cos 6x)$

Work Step by Step

Using the product-to sum formula on page 559, $\sin u\sin v=\frac{1}{2}[\cos (u-v)-\cos(u+v)]$: $\sin x\sin 5x$ $=\frac{1}{2}[\cos(x-5x)-\cos(x+5x)]$ $=\frac{1}{2}[\cos(-4x)-\cos 6x]$ $=\frac{1}{2}(\cos 4x-\cos 6x)$
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