# Interesting Sum

$\large { \left( \tan { x } \right) }^{ 2 }={ \left( \sin { x } \right) }^{ 2 }{ +\left( \sin { x } \right) }^{ 4 }+{ \left( \sin { x } \right) }^{ 6 }+{ \left( \sin { x } \right) }^{ 8 }+\cdots$

Prove the trigonometric identity above. Note by Joel Yip
5 years, 5 months ago

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- 5 years, 5 months ago

wow it looks like a pyramid. How long did you take to type and count so many boxes :)?

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- 5 years, 5 months ago

100% vella! Just like @Mehul Arora

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Haha, I actually copy pasted the latex from some other note :P

It is related to Andrew's recent problem :3

- 5 years, 2 months ago

The sum of an infinite GP can only be calculated when $-1. However $\sin^2x$ can be equal to 1. Can you justify?

- 5 years, 2 months ago

It should be specified that $|\sin x|<1$

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Well it is already in the range!

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Interesting!

- 5 years, 4 months ago