Trig

Trig
is an option for various polynomial manipulation functions that specifies whether trigonometric functions should be treated like polynomial elements.

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  • With Trig->True, trigonometric functions will be treated like polynomial elements by using their algebraic relations.

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By default, Simplify uses trigonometric identities:

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This simplifies the expression without using trigonometric identities:

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By default, Expand expands out products and positive integer powers:

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This also expands out trigonometric functions:

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