OpenStudy (anonymous):

Simplify the expression: tan(-x)csc(x).

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

im thinking sex x or -sec x

2 years ago
zepdrix (zepdrix):

Hey Brandi! :) Recall that since tangent is an odd function it satisfies this property: $$\large\rm \tan(-x)=-\tan(x)$$ So our problem is: $$\large\rm -\tan(x)\csc(x)$$ Convert your tangent and cosecant to sines and cosines. Is that what you did and came up with secant?

2 years ago