This is for my trig class and the directions say to use the fundamental trigonometric identities to simplify the expression. Please help!

cos^2xcot^2+cos^2x

= cos^2x(cot^2x+1)

= cos^2x csc^2x

= cot^2x <==Answer

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cos^2xcot^2+cos^2x

= cos^2x(cot^2x+1)

= cos^2x csc^2x

= cot^2x <==Answer

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