How can I prevent Mathematica from using the "old fashioned" functions "Sec" and "Csc"?
In Germany these functions are "old fashioned" as they are not taught anymore at school.
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This is similar to my Log question and similar methods can be used.
According to this MathGroup post, it's possible to get rid of the superfluous
That old solution at least gives you the following:
but it still won't be able to print out
if you type in
But maybe that's OK for your taste. If not, then Mr. Wizard's solution is better because it does put the square in the denominator.