find the exact value of cot(9π/2) and sin(-5π) ???

## find the exact value of cot(9p/2) and sin(-5p) ???

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# 2 Answers

Why not use the fact that functions sin/cos and tan/cot are periodic (reach same values) every (multiple of π) and thus cot(9×π/2) = cot[ 8×π/2 + π/2 ] = cot[ 4×π + π/2 ] = cot( π/2 ) = cos( π/2 )/sin( π/2 ) = 0.

On the other hand sin(-5π) = sin( 0 - 5×π ) = sin ( 0 ) = 0.

cot 9pi/2 = 0 as tan 9pi/2 is indefined.

sin -5pi = 0