# How can I show whether the following function is Increasing, Decreasing, or Constant returns to scale? [closed]

I need to show whether or not the following function is increasing, decreasing, or constant returns to scale, but I can't figure out how to extract the t from it when it is put in the form $$y(tX_1, tX_2)$$. $$y = X_2\sin{\left(\frac{X_1}{X_2}-\pi \right)}$$ Is there any other way of showing IRS, DRS, and CRS? Any help would be appreciated!

You have $$F(x_1,x_2)=x_2\sin\bigg(\frac{x_1}{x_2}-\pi\bigg).$$ If you multiply all factors by $$t$$ you get $$F(tx_1,tx_2)=t x_2\sin\bigg(\frac{tx_1}{tx_2}-\pi\bigg).$$ Simplify the fraction and you are almost done.