# Find the exact value of: csc^2(17pi/4) How do I do problems with the sin, cos, tan...etc raised to the power of 2?

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Mar 20, 2015

Mar 20, 2015

Keep in mind that when we write a trig function to a (positive) power, we mean evaluate the trig function, then raise the value to the power.

So, to find

That is: find

**Note:**

This convention does not include

We use the

Example:

So,