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Question from Duiren:

sin x/ 1+cos x = 1-cos x/ sin x

You didn't send any instructions but in any case with the expression

\[ \frac{\sin x}{1 + \cos x} = \frac{1 - \cos x}{\sin x}\]

I would first eliminate the fractions. First multiply each side by $\sin x$ and then multiply each side by $1 + \cos x.$

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