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Prove that

\(\tan n\theta =\large{ \frac{ \binom{n}{1}t - \binom{n}{3}t^{3} + \binom{n}{5}t^{5} - ...........}{ 1 - \binom{n}{2}t^{2} + \binom{n}{4}t^{4} - .........................}}\)

where t=tanθt = \tan \theta

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By De Moivre's theorem

(cosθ+isinθ)n=cos(nθ)+isin(nθ)(cos\theta + i sin\theta)^{n} = cos(n\theta) + i sin(n\theta)

Writting the binomial expression of

(cosθ+isinθ)n(cos\theta + i sin\theta)^{n}


Equating real part to cos(nθ)cos(n\theta)

And imaginary part to sin(nθ)sin(n\theta)

We get(let cos = c, sin = s)

c(nθ)=cnC2ncn2s2+\displaystyle c(n\theta) = c^{n} - C_2^{n} c^{n -2} s^{2} +\ldots

s(nθ)=C1ncn1sC3ncn3s3+\displaystyle s(n\theta) = C_1^{n} c^{n-1} s - C_3^{n}c^{n-3} s^{3} + \ldots

Dividing equation 2 by 1 we get

t(nθ)=C1ncn1sC3ncn3s3+cnC2ncn2s2+\displaystyle t(n\theta) = \frac{C_1^{n} c^{n-1}s - C_3^{n} c^{n-3}s^{3} + \ldots}{c^{n} - C_2^{n}c^{n-2}s^{2} + \ldots}

Now divide by cosnθ\cos^{n} \theta in numerator and denominator to get the required expression.

Hence Proved!

Krishna Sharma - 6 years, 1 month ago

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Thanks Good solution

U Z - 6 years, 1 month ago

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@brian charlesworth @Satvik Golechha @Mvs Saketh @Santanu Banerjee @Aman Sharma

you too please help

U Z - 6 years, 1 month ago

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@Sanjeet Raria You too please

U Z - 6 years, 1 month ago

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@U Z @Mursalin Habib @John Muradeli @Cody Johnson You too please help

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Here after a comment is posted and when we click the edit button and want mention someone the menu is not coming . we have to make a new comment for this

For example firstly I forget about the people in the second, third and four comment and when i clicked the edit and type their name the menu was not displayed

U Z - 6 years, 1 month ago

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@U Z Yes that's an issue - what you need to do, as far as I'm as a non-moderator am concerned, is mention all the names first, in the order you want, and only then type your text. If text needs to be between the names, space the names appropriately.

This does need to be fixed, though. I thought I was the only one, but apparently not.

John M. - 6 years, 1 month ago

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I would solve this one by using De Moiver's identity (cosθ+jsinθ)^n=cosnθ+jsinnθ. Then tannθ=sinnθ/cosnθ. By expanding into powers we have (cosθ+jsinθ)^n=Sum(j^k *sin(θ)^k * cos(θ)^(n-k) * (n per k) )=Sum(j^k *tan(θ)^k * cos(θ)^n * (n per k) ). By grouping into real and imaginary parts we can get the result given. (I should learn to write in these posts in a more beautiful way :))) )

Nicholas Nye - 5 years, 11 months ago

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tan (A+B+C+......) = S1S3+S5.....1S2+S4......\frac{S_{1}-S_{3}+S_{5}-.....}{1-S_{2}+S_{4}-......}

Where SiS_{i} is sum of products of i terms taken at a time.

For A=B=C...=θ\theta, You will get desired result!

Pranjal Jain - 6 years, 1 month ago

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