Problem I. 196. (November 2008)
I. 196. Using at least 12 digits of precision, find the real solution of equation sin x+cos x+tan x+cot x=x which has the smallest absolute value.
The root should be submitted together with a short documentation (i196.txt, i196.pdf, ...) and any other auxiliary materials (such as figures, source codes or tables) created by the Contestant.
Deadline expired on December 15, 2008.
13 students sent a solution. 10 points: Balla Attila, Englert Péter, Földes Imre, Horváth 135 Loránd, Kővágó Zoltán, Pap 999 Dávid, Szabó 928 Attila. 9 points: Uray Marcell János. 8 points: 1 student. 6 points: 2 students. 5 points: 1 student. 4 points: 1 student.