Simplify. cot(x) * tan(x)

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lemjay | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

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`cot(x)*tan(x)`

To simplify, take note that the reciprocal of tangent is cotangent `(cot theta = 1/tan theta)` .

`=1/tan x * tan x`

`=tanx/tanx`

`=1`

Hence, `cot(x)*tan(x)=1` .

 

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