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# Solve the trigonometric equation $2\cos\left(x\right)^2-1=0$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{1}{4}\pi+\pi n,\:x=\frac{3}{4}\pi+\pi n\:,\:\:n\in\Z$
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Applying the trigonometric identity: $2\cos\left(\theta \right)^2-1 = \cos\left(2\theta \right)$

$\cos\left(2x\right)=0$

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$\cos\left(2x\right)=0$

Learn how to solve integral calculus problems step by step online. Solve the trigonometric equation 2cos(x)^2-1=0. Applying the trigonometric identity: 2\cos\left(\theta \right)^2-1 = \cos\left(2\theta \right). The angles where the function \cos\left(2x\right) is 0 are. Solve the equation (1). Factor the polynomial 90+360n by it's greatest common factor (GCF): 90.

##  Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{1}{4}\pi+\pi n,\:x=\frac{3}{4}\pi+\pi n\:,\:\:n\in\Z$

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###  Main Topic: Integral Calculus

Integration assigns numbers to functions in a way that can describe displacement, area, volume, and other concepts that arise by combining infinitesimal data.