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### Help me with this definite integral

I don't know how to solve this definite integral, maybe the solution is evident but i don't see it : $\int_0^\frac{\pi}{2} \frac{\cos^3(x)}{(\cos(2x) + \sin(x))}\,dx$
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### Evaluating $\int_{0}^{\pi/4} \log(\sin(x)) \log(\cos(x)) \log(\cos(2x)) \ dx$

What tools would you recommend me for evaluating this integral? $$\int_{0}^{\pi/4} \log(\sin(x)) \log(\cos(x)) \log(\cos(2x)) \ dx$$ My first thought was to use beta function, but it's hard to get ...
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### Calculus Question: Improper integral $\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{\cos(2x+1)}{\sqrt[3]{x}}dx$

How to evaluate integral $$\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{\cos(2x+1)}{\sqrt[3]{x}}dx?$$ I tried substitution $x=u^3$ and I got $3\displaystyle\int_{0}^{\infty}u \cos(2u^3+1)du$. After that I tried to use ...
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### How to evaluate the integral $e^{-(c\ln(\frac{1}{x}))^s} dx$?

Can anyone help me evaluate $$\int_{\alpha}^1 \exp{\left\{-\left(c\ln\left(\frac{1}{x}\right)\right)^s\right\}} dx$$, Where $0 \leq \alpha \leq 1$ and $s \in \mathbb{R}$. I tried changing ...
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### Wikipedia proof of “Darboux Integral implies Riemann Integral”

I am trying to follow the proof at the page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riemann_integral which shows how a Darboux Integrable function is Riemann Integrable also. In general a partition of an ...
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### Approximating the integral $\int_t^{t+h} f(s)\,ds$ by $f(t)h$

Suppose $f$ is a continuous real-valued function, and $h>0$. Does the following condition hold $$\int_t^{t+h} f(s)\,ds\sim f(t)h$$ and if so is this due to mid value rule?
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### If a function $f$ is bounded in $[a,b]$ and if for each $x\in(a,b)$, $f$ is integrable over $[x,b]$, Then $f$ is integrable over $[a,b]$

I got this question which popped up in my mind: Prove or disprove: If a function $f$ is bounded in a closed interval $[a,b]$ and if for each $x\in(a,b)$, $f$ is integrable over $[x,b]$, Then $f$ is ...
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### Converging of Riemann Sums with different partitions

I have seen the following following definition of Riemann integrals: $$\overline{\int_a^b }f(x)dx = \inf U(P,f) \underline{\int_a^b }f(x)dx = \sup L(P,f)$$ These are upper and lower Riemann ...
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### Looking for closed-forms of $\int_0^{\pi/4}\ln^2(\sin x)\,dx$ and $\int_0^{\pi/4}\ln^2(\cos x)\,dx$

A few days ago, I posted the following problems Prove that \int_0^{\pi/2}\ln^2(\cos x)\,dx=\frac{\pi}{2}\ln^2 2+\frac{\pi^3}{24}\\[20pt] -\int_0^{\pi/2}\ln^3(\cos ...
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### Prove that $\int_0^{\pi/2}\ln^2(\cos x)\,dx=\frac{\pi}{2}\ln^2 2+\frac{\pi^3}{24}$

Prove that $$\int_0^{\pi/2}\ln^2(\cos x)\,dx=\frac{\pi}{2}\ln^2 2+\frac{\pi^3}{24}$$ I tried to use by parts method and ended with \int \ln^2(\cos ...
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### A closed-form of $\frac{1}{2}\int_0^\infty\left[\frac{x^2\cos x}{\cosh 2x-\cos x}-\frac{2x^2}{e^{4x}-2e^{2x}\cos x+1}\right]\,dx$

I am looking for a closed-form of this integral $$\frac{1}{2}\int_0^\infty\left[\frac{x^2\cos x}{\cosh 2x-\cos x}-\frac{2x^2}{e^{4x}-2e^{2x}\cos x+1}\right]\,dx$$ I ...
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### 6.17 Theorem : Show that $f \ \ \in \mathfrak R(\alpha)$ if and only if $f\alpha' \ \ \in \mathfrak R$ ( walter rudin)

Question : Assume $\alpha$ increases monotonically and $\alpha' \in \mathfrak R$ on $[a,b]$. Let $f$ be a bounded real valued function on $[a,b]$. Then $f \in \mathfrak R(\alpha)$ if and only ...
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### A identity relating a infinite series and a definite integral [duplicate]

Prove that, $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^n} = \int_{0}^{1} x^{-x}dx$$ I made no significant progress, I'm looking for hint/ideas to approach this problem. Thanks!
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### Prove that $\int_{-1}^1P_n^2(x)dx=\frac{2}{2n+1}$, where $P_n(x)$ is a Legendre polynomial.

Using Rodrigues' formula and integrating by parts $n$ times, prove that $$\int_{-1}^1P_n^2(x)dx=\frac{2}{2n+1}$$ where $P_n(x)$ is a Legendre polynomial. I tried this way Let $$f(x)=(x^2-1)^s$$ ...
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### Value of the integral $\int_{\mathbb{R}} \frac{x\sin {(\pi x)}}{(1+x^2)^2}$

How do we evaluate the integral $$I=\displaystyle\int_{\mathbb{R}} \dfrac{x\sin {(\pi x)}}{(1+x^2)^2}$$ I have wasted so much time on this integral, tried many substitutions $(x^2=t, \ \pi x^2=t)$. ...
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### Integration of piecewise defined function: $f(x)=0$ for $x<1$ and $f(x)=1$ for $x\geq1$

I think I am confusing myself too much on this. Let $f(x)=0$ for $x<1$, and $f(x)=1$ for $x\geq1$. What is $\int_0^1f(x)\,dx$? I am worried because $f$ is discontinuous at $1$. Does that make ...
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### An exercise from my brother: $\int_{-1}^1\frac{\ln (2x-1)}{\sqrt[\large 6]{x(1-x)(1-2x)^4}}\,dx$

My brother asked me to calculate the following integral before we had dinner and I have been working to calculate it since then ($\pm\, 4$ hours). He said, it has a beautiful closed form but I doubt ...
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### Evaluate $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}e^{-\frac{1}{2}(x^2-xy+y^2)}dx\, dy$

I need to evaluate the following integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}e^{-\frac{1}{2}(x^2-xy+y^2)}dx\, dy$$ I thought of evaluating the iterated integral ...
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### Evaluate $\int_{0}^{\large\frac{\pi}{4}} \ln {(\sin x)}\cdot\ln {(\cos x)} \left(\frac{\ln{(\sin x)}}{\cot x}+\frac{\ln {(\cos x)}}{\tan x}\right)dx$

How do I find the value of this integral? $$I=\int_{0}^{\Large\frac{\pi}{4}} \ln {(\sin x)}\cdot\ln {(\cos x)} \left(\dfrac{\ln{(\sin x)}}{\cot x}+\dfrac{\ln {(\cos x)}}{\tan x}\right)dx$$ I tried ...
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### Not lebesgue integrable function?

I want to consider the function $f:[-1,1]\times [-1,1]\rightarrow \mathbb R:f(x,y)= \begin{cases} \frac{xy}{(x^2+y^2)^2} & (x,y) \neq (0,0) \\ 0 & (x,y) = (0,0) \end{cases}$ And I have ...
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### Integral without residues

How do I do this integral without using complex variable theorems? (i.e. residues) $$\lim_{n\to \infty} \int_0^{\infty} \frac{\cos(nx)}{1+x^2} \, dx$$
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### Prove the equation

Prove that $$\int_0^{\infty}\exp\left(-\left(x^2+\dfrac{a^2}{x^2}\right)\right)\text{d}x=\frac{e^{-2a}\sqrt{\pi}}{2}$$ Assume that the equation is true for $a=0.$
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### Show that $\lim_{n\rightarrow \infty} \int_0^{\pi/2} 2^n \sqrt{n} \sin^n(x) \cos^{n-2}(x) \; dx = \sqrt{2\pi}$

I wish to show $$\lim_{n\rightarrow \infty} \int_0^{\pi/2} 2^n \sqrt{n} \sin^n(x) \cos^{n-2}(x) \; dx = \sqrt{2\pi}$$ I've tried substitution and integration by parts to get a recursive formula for ...
One problem that has been bugging me all this summer is as follows: a) Calculate I_3=\int_{0}^{1}\int_{0}^{1}\int_{0}^{1} \ln{(1-x)} \ln{(1-xy)} \ln{(1-xyz)} \,\mathrm{d}x\, \mathrm{d}y\, ...
### Finding $(p,q)$ such that $\frac{x^p}{1+x^q}$ is integrable on $(0,+\infty)$
I'm trying to show that $f(x) = \frac{x^p}{1+x^q}$ is integrable on $(0,\infty)$ if and only if $p > -1$ and $q-p > 1$. So on $[1,\infty)$ we can compare with $g(x) = x^{p-q}$ which is ...