Solve for x the equation tan(x+pi/3)=tan(pi/2-x), if 0<x<pi?

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We have to solve tan(x+pi/3)=tan(pi/2-x) for values of x that satisfy 0<x<pi.

In the specified range, each value of x has a unique value of tan x.

This allows us to equate x + pi/3 and pi/2 - x to arrive at x.

x + pi/3 = pi/2 - x

=> 2x = pi/2 - pi/3

=> 2x = (3pi - 2pi)/6

=> x = pi/12

The required value of x = pi/12

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