Consider the function f(x) = cos
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Make a complete graph of the function.
Write a simpler trigonometric function that is represented by the same graph.
Now use the angle sum identity to expand and simplify cos
Does your work in part (c) agree with your graphical results from parts (a) and (b)? Explain.
Which trig function passes through the origin?
Review the Math Notes box in this lesson and problem 12-108 for the Angle Sum Identities.
Your answers should agree.