Answer :

If a line makes angles α , β and γ with the axes then,


cos2α + cos2β + cos2γ = 1 (1)


We have,


Cos2α + cos2β + cos2γ = 2cos2α – 1 + 2cos2β – 1 + 2cos2γ – 1 (cos2θ = 2cos2θ -1)


= 2(cos2α + 2cos2β + 2cos2γ) – 3


= 2(1) – 3 From (1)


= 2 – 3


= -1

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