Take the inverse secant of both sides of the equation to extract <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mi>x</mi></mstyle></math> from inside the secant.

The exact value of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mi>arcsec</mi><mrow><mo>(</mo><mo>-</mo><mn>2</mn><mo>)</mo></mrow></mstyle></math> is <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Multiply both sides of the equation by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Simplify the left side.

Cancel the common factor of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> .

Factor <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> out of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn><mi>x</mi></mstyle></math> .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac><mo>⋅</mo><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> and <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> .

The secant function is negative in the second and third quadrants. To find the second solution, subtract the reference angle from <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mstyle></math> to find the solution in the third quadrant.

Multiply both sides of the equation by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Simplify both sides of the equation.

Simplify the left side.

Cancel the common factor of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> .

Factor <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> out of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn><mi>x</mi></mstyle></math> .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac><mo>⋅</mo><mrow><mo>(</mo><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi><mo>-</mo><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac><mo>)</mo></mrow></mstyle></math> .

To write <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>1</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Write each expression with a common denominator of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>1</mn></mstyle></math> .

Combine.

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>1</mn></mstyle></math> .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Subtract <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mstyle></math> from <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>6</mn><mi>π</mi></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac><mo>⋅</mo><mfrac><mrow><mn>4</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> and <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>4</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>4</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>3</mn></mstyle></math> .

The period of the function can be calculated using <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mrow><mo>|</mo><mi>b</mi><mo>|</mo></mrow></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Replace <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mi>b</mi></mstyle></math> with <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> in the formula for period.

Solve the equation.

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn><mi>π</mi><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> .

Combine <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> and <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Multiply <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> by <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mn>2</mn></mstyle></math> .

Combine <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>4</mn></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> and <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mi>π</mi></mstyle></math> .

The period of the <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mi>sec</mi><mrow><mo>(</mo><mfrac><mrow><mn>3</mn><mi>x</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>2</mn></mrow></mfrac><mo>)</mo></mrow></mstyle></math> function is <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>4</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> so values will repeat every <math><mstyle displaystyle="true"><mfrac><mrow><mn>4</mn><mi>π</mi></mrow><mrow><mn>3</mn></mrow></mfrac></mstyle></math> radians in both directions.

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Name | thirty-six million eight hundred ninety-five thousand six hundred forty-seven |
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- 36895647 has 8 divisors, whose sum is
**49887360** - The reverse of 36895647 is
**74659863** - Previous prime number is
**71**

- Is Prime? no
- Number parity odd
- Number length 8
- Sum of Digits 48
- Digital Root 3

Name | one billion four hundred nine million seven hundred fifty-six thousand three hundred eighteen |
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- 1409756318 has 8 divisors, whose sum is
**2123483040** - The reverse of 1409756318 is
**8136579041** - Previous prime number is
**239**

- Is Prime? no
- Number parity even
- Number length 10
- Sum of Digits 44
- Digital Root 8

Name | one billion nine hundred seventy-seven million five hundred eighty-eight thousand two hundred fifty-seven |
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- 1977588257 has 4 divisors, whose sum is
**2093916996** - The reverse of 1977588257 is
**7528857791** - Previous prime number is
**17**

- Is Prime? no
- Number parity odd
- Number length 10
- Sum of Digits 59
- Digital Root 5