Rewrite as .

Rewrite as .

Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .

Apply pythagorean identity.

Multiply by .

Simplify sec(x)^4-tan(x)^4

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# Simplify sec(x)^4-tan(x)^4

Rewrite as .

Rewrite as .

Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .

Apply pythagorean identity.

Multiply by .

Simplify sec(x)^4-tan(x)^4