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Which number is bigger?

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anemone

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Feb 14, 2012
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Which number is bigger, $\sin 1-\cos 1$ or $\dfrac{1}{4}$?
 

DaalChawal

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Apr 8, 2021
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Is the answer $sin1 - cos1$
 

Country Boy

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Jan 30, 2018
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What does a calculator give for sin(1)- cos(1)?
 

DaalChawal

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Apr 8, 2021
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I don't know I just used expansion for this.
 
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anemone

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Feb 14, 2012
3,875
Is the answer $sin1 - cos1$
Yeap!(Cool) For your information, a challenge problem posted in this sub forum is meant for the interested members to post not only the final answer, but also the method of solving as well. (Nod)