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Can I enter identity solution in trig and give me answer?

asked 2015-04-12 12:33:13 -0600

(sin x - cos x)^2

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answered 2015-04-12 13:09:43 -0600

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updated 2015-04-12 13:14:40 -0600

Hi,

it is possible, just try

var('x')
((cos(x)-sin(x))^2).trig_simplify()

which will result in

-2*cos(x)*sin(x) + 1

since sin(x)^2+cos(x)^2=1 (I think you mean this formula with the trigonometric identity).

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