# Does tan 75 = cot 75? if so why?

##
I was doing a problem in my Trigonometry book and it asked me to "Find an angle (theta) that makes the following statement true." the problem was

tan (theta) =cot(45 + 2{theta}) the answer I got confused me it was tan 75 = cot 75

I was doing a problem in my Trigonometry book and it asked me to "Find an angle (theta) that makes the following statement true." the problem was

tan (theta) =cot(45 + 2{theta}) the answer I got confused me it was tan 75 = cot 75

##### 2 Answers

Mar 13, 2017

Given

Inserting this value in the given condition we get

Mar 13, 2017

#### Answer:

impossible

#### Explanation:

Calculator gives:

These real numbers can't not be equal.

The question may be misread.