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Automatic Evaluation of Sec[z]


Hi Mathematica developers -

My problem might be mostly for the folks at WRI: In Denmark, it is most uncommon 
to use the function Sec[z] for computation in geometry. (until now I have 
never used it, neither in my education nor in my professional work). My students 
and I therefore often get quite confused when we do trigonometric modelling with 
Mathematica: we expect 1/Cos[z], but Mathematica automatically evaluates to 
Sec[z]. Is there any way, without disabling the rest of the trigonometric 
simplification rules, to prevent this evaluation and keep the 1/Cos[z], and how?

Happy new year,
Yours,

ANDERS CHRISTENSEN


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