# Find the Inverse sec(arctan(x/3)) Interchange the variables.
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The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
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Pull terms out from under the radical.
One to any power is one.
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.
Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
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Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
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Draw a triangle in the plane with vertices , , and the origin. Then is the angle between the positive x-axis and the ray beginning at the origin and passing through . Therefore, is .
Divide by .
One to any power is one.
Apply the product rule to .
Raise to the power of .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
Combine.
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Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
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Factor the perfect power out of .
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Rearrange the fraction .
Pull terms out from under the radical.
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To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
Combine.
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Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
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Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.
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Rewrite the expression.
Since , is the inverse of .
Find the Inverse sec(arctan(x/3))     