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Solving a Trigonometric Equation In Exercises $31…


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Problem 31

Solving a Trigonometric Equation In Exercises $31-34$ , find two solutions of each equation. Give your answers in radians $(0 \leq \theta \leq 2 \pi) .$ Do not use a calculator.
$$\begin{array}{l}{\text { (a) } \cos \theta=\frac{\sqrt{2}}{2}} \\ {\text { (b) } \cos \theta=-\frac{\sqrt{2}}{2}}\end{array}$$


(a) $\theta=\frac{\pi}{4}$ or $\frac{7 \pi}{4}$
(b) $\theta=\frac{3 \pi}{4}$ or $\frac{5 \pi}{4}$



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