The Whimsical Cosine

Geometry Level 5

r=110sec4rθ=88+acos4θ\sum_{r=1}^{10} \sec^{4r} \theta=88+\frac {a}{\cos^4 \theta}

Given cos8θ+cos4θ=1.\cos^8 \theta+\cos^4 \theta=1. and that it satisfy the equation above for some constant aa. Find aa.


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