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When is csc theta = 0?

Guest Apr 15, 2015

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Here is the graph for  y=csc(x)

You can see that y=0 is an asymptote   

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/llizj9irtz

Melody  Apr 16, 2015
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If csc(θ) = a/b, then sin(θ)  =  b/a.

Since csc(θ) = 0, then csc(θ) = 0/1  --->   sin(θ)  =  1/0   (which is undefined)

So csc(θ) can't equal 0.

geno3141  Apr 15, 2015
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Here is the graph for  y=csc(x)

You can see that y=0 is an asymptote   

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/llizj9irtz

Melody  Apr 16, 2015

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