[nOOb] solve trig equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125732] [nOOb] solve trig equations*From*: Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 04:36:21 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

Solve[{Cos[a]+Cos[b]==x,Sin[a]+Sin[b]==y},{a,b},Reals] Solve::nsmet: This system cannot be solved with the methods available to Solve. >> This is a simple enough system, what am I doing wrong?

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: solve trig equations***From:*Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357@gmail.com>