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    Deduce the addition theorems for trigonometric functions:

    cos (x ± y) = cosx cosy sinx siny;

    sin (x ± y) = sinx cosy ± cosx siny

    as the simplest consequence of the representation of a complex plane's rotational group.

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    Addition theorems for trigonometric functions are deduced. Trigonometric functions are analyzed. The solution is detailed and well presented.