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Laplace's equation-separation of variables

I am looking at the $2$-D Laplace's equation $$\nabla^2u=u_{xx}+u_{yy}=0$$ $$u(x,0)=f(x), x \in (0,a)$$ $$u(x,b)=0, x \in (0, a)$$ $$u(0,y)=u(a,y)=0, y \in (0,b)$$ The solution is in the form ...
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Disappearing negative signs when evaluating a sinh^-1 integral

$$\int_{-2}^{6} \frac{1}{\sqrt{1+(-x)^2}} \, dx$$ When performing this integral on paper, I get $$\sinh^{-1}(6) - \sinh^{-1}(-2) $$ But when I type it on wolframalpha, I get the unintuitive answer ...
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Complex Numbers and Hyperbolic Functions

How would you evaluate: $\mathfrak{R}\left[(1+i)\sin\left(\dfrac{(2+i)\pi}{4}\right)\right]$? I know that $\cos x = \dfrac{e^{ix}+e^{-ix}}{2}$ and $\sin x = \dfrac{e^{ix}-e^{-ix}}{2i}$. I have also ...
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Inverse trig and trigh in integration?

I have just done part (iii) of this question and can get the right answer but am a bit confused why do we take arcosh i.e. just the principle value of cosh and not the other value. I presume this is ...
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Separate Into Real and Imaginary Parts

Separate the following trigonometric function into Real and Imaginary Parts $$\tan^{-1}e^{i\theta} $$ or $$\tan^{-1}(\cos\theta+i\sin\theta)$$ I Have made till here Assuming $x+iy$ is the final ...
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Find the value of hyperbolic $\tanh x$ function from the equation

If $\sinh x-\cosh x=5$, find $\tanh x$ I have done till the following steps but dont know how to proceed further from solving this equation in Euler's form ...
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Does the definite integral of (1 - tanh t) from 0 to x diverge as x goes to infinity?

Decidedly in the category of things I used to know how to prove but have forgotten: Does $$ \int_0^x (1 - \tanh t) \,dt $$ converge or diverge as $x \to \infty$? (I know that the indefinite ...
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hyperbolic inequality

Calculating some contour integral, I have to prove that $\int^{R+i}_{R}\frac{cosh(az)}{cosh(\pi z)}dz$ goes to zero if R goes to infinity. And we know that $\left|a\right|<\pi$. I want to use the ...
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Is this a typo, or am I missing something?

I have a handout for my precalc II class. It says $\sinh(-x) = -\sin(x)$ It should be $\sinh(-x) = -\sinh(x)$ right? I don't see how a negative input could make a hyperbolic function circular.
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Solving the Laplace equation in terms of exponential of hyperbolic trigonometric functions

I'm solving the Laplace equation $U_{xx}+U_{yy}=0$ subject to BC's: \begin{align} U(0,y) &= 0 \\ U(a,y) &= 0 \\ U(x,0) &= 0 \\ U(x,b) & = \left\{x \text{ for } x \in ...
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Calculate ch(0.2) to the nearest 0.01

Help me calculate ch(0.2) to the nearest 0.01. I tried to rewrite ch as a series but I still don't know how to evaluate it and what to do with factorial Help me please. it's very important
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I cannot find the following integral in an integral table.

In the appendix A of this paper there is an integral that the author says can be solved using any good integral table. However I cannot seem to find it on any integral table (ex: gradshteyn and ...
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Poles (and order of) of $(\cosh(1/(z-\pi)))^2$ and Residue at $z=\pi$

Hi I need help finding the poles and the order of the poles of the following function: $$\left(\cosh\frac1{z-\pi}\right)^2$$ and the residue at $z=\pi$. I have tried a number of different methods ...
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How do I solve this integral with hyperbolic functions?

I was studying mechanics when I f ound a problem that lead to an integral that I can't solve. Basically the problem asked to find the period of oscillation function of the energy $E$ of a particle ...
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Problem with Taylor (asymptotic) expansion of hyperbolic functions at infinity

(Note: I chose a general title, because I believe this discussion will be applicable to all other hyperbolic functions having an asymptote at infinity, but I will specifically be focusing on ...
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Geometric meanings of hyperbolic cosinus and sinus

In euclidean geometry, $\cos$ and $\sin$ are used for angles in trigonometry. Is there an equivalent for $\cosh$ and $\sinh$ the hyperbolic cosine and sine, and not cosinus and sinus ?
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Write the following as an algebraic expression of x; sinh(lnx)

So I have a questions asking for $sinh(log_ex)$ sinh(x) = $\frac{e^x-e^{-x}}{2}$ So $sinh(log_x)$ = $\frac{e^{lnx}-e^{-lnx}}{2}$ $\frac{e^{lnx}-e^{lnx^{-1}}}{2}$ = $\frac{x - x^{-1}}{2}$ ...
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Maximum value of tanh Z

$$ f(z) = \tanh (z) = \dfrac{e^z - e^{-z}}{e^z + e^{-z}} $$ Find the point $z$ with $|z| \leq1$ where $|f(z)|$ attain its maximum. I figured out that the maximum is probably at the edge (concluded ...
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How to find the value of this sum?

The sum below numerically (to 13th digit at least) is the same as $\ln 2$. So there should be a way to prove it analytically, but I haven't succeeded. Any suggestions? ...
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definite integral involing hyperbolic and trigonometric functions

Trying to prove the following: $$ \int_0^\infty xe^{-c x^2}\sinh(a x)\cos(bx)\,dx = ...
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Weierstrass $ \tanh \frac{\theta}{2} $ substitution confusion.

I'm already familiar with the trigonometric version of this substitution $ t = \tan \frac{\theta}{2} $ and it's geometrical derivation involving the unit circle found here. However, I'm not sure how ...
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Finding a hyperbola's equation based off given asymptotes

I need help finding the equation of a hyperbola that opens vertically with asymptotes $y=2x+11$ and $y=-2x-1$. I also need help finding the equation of a different hyperbola that also opens upwards ...
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solving $2\cosh2x = 13\cosh x - 12$

I've been asked to solve: $2\cosh2x = 13\cosh x - 12$ I showed earlier in the question that $\cosh2x = 2\cosh^2x -1$ So I can say that: $2(2\cosh^2x -1) = 13\cosh x - 12$ $\therefore 4\cosh^2x ...
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find $\int{artanh(x)} dx$

I've been asked to find $\int{artanh(x)} dx$ The first thing I did was I said: let $y = artanh(x)$ $\therefore \dfrac{dy}{dx} = \dfrac{1}{1-x^2}$ $\therefore dx = (1-x^2)dy$ Also, from $y = ...
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Need help with a Fourier Transform Question

I need an way to solve this Fourier transform problem. $$ f(t)= \begin{cases} \cosh(t) & \text{ For } |t|<1\\ 0 & \text{ For }|t|>1 \end{cases} $$ The given answer for the ...
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Expressing $\mathrm{B}(\sinh(x), \cosh(x))$ in terms of elementary functions

Is it possible to express: $\mathrm{B}(\sinh(x), \cosh(x))$ (where $\mathrm{B}$ is the beta function) In closed form, in terms of elementary functions?
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Questions about hyperbolas and integration

I have a couple of questions regarding hyperbolas and their integrals. If it's too much, don't feel like you have to answer all 3 questions. My first question: The integral of a function like 1/x^2 ...
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Solving for hyperquadratic?

I'm working on defining a decision plane for two different classes but am running into trouble. For those familiar with stats I'm working with two classes that have arbitrary distribution, mean and ...
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Find a linear combination of $u_n$'s satisfying $u(x,1) = \sin(2\pi x) -\sin(3\pi x)$

I have the following problem: $$u_n(x,y) = \sin(n\pi x)\sinh(n\pi y), \;\;\;n = 1, 2, 3, ...$$ Find a linear combination of the $u_n$'s that satisfies: $$u(x,1) = \sin(2\pi x) -\sin(3\pi x)$$ Any ...
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If $f$ is holomorphic and $\,f'' = f$, then $f(z) = A \cosh z + B \sinh z$

Suppose $f$ is holomorphic in a disk centered at the origin and $f$ satisfies the differential equation $$f'' = f.$$ Show that $f$ is of the form $$f(z)=A \sinh z + B \cosh z,$$ for suitable constants ...
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Showing that $\sinh(\mathrm{e}^z)$ is entire

I am attempting to show that $\sinh(\mathrm{e}^z)$, where $z$ is a complex number, is entire. The instructions of the problem tell me to write the real component of this function as a function of $x$ ...
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How to find the angle subtended to the origin by the unit hyperbola through the point (1,0)?

I'm trying to find the angle subtended by the unit hyperbola through the point (1,0). I think that I should be integrating something, but I'm not sure how to set it up. I've been trying to think of ...
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Derivatives of $\sinh x$ and $\cosh x$

Can someone give me an intuitive explanation about the derivatives of $\sinh x$ and $\cosh x$? Something similar to: Intuitive understanding of the derivatives of $\sin x$ and $\cos x$ Thanks!
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Inverse of $(e^x - e^{-x})/2$

What is the inverse of the function $f(x)=\frac{e^x - e^{-x}}2$? I tried replacing $e^x$ by a variable but I still can't get it.
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How are the sine functions along with the hyperbolic functions visualized with imaginary rotations?

Since we know that: cos(t)=cosh(it) and isin(t)=sinh(it) I've been thinking about this, and obviously this is referring to how if you move at a right angle from a circle on a conic section, you end ...
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Why are hyperbolic trigonometric functions avoided in (my) high school and early post-secondary school?

I remember seeing hyperbolic trigonometric functions (sinh, cosh, tanh, etc.) in my precalculus textbook back in high school and see them today in my calculus textbook. However, I have not had a ...
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Nonlinear Differential Equation

During my study of calculus of variations I came across a nonlinear DE. I know that its solution is hyperbolic cosine with some constants yet do not know how to proceed since the function of interest ...
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Differentiate $y=\cosh^{3} 4x$.

Differentiate $y=\cosh^{3} 4x$. $$\frac{dy}{dx} = 3 \cosh^{2} (4x) \sinh (4x)\cdot 4$$ These are the parts that I don't quite understand: \begin{align*} \frac {dy}{dx} &=12 \cosh^{2} ...
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$\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}\operatorname{arsinh}(1 + \operatorname{arsinh}(2 + \operatorname{arsinh}(3 + \dots\operatorname{arsinh}(n+\dots)\dots)))=?$

Does the limit $$\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}\operatorname{arsinh}(1 + \operatorname{arsinh}(2 + \operatorname{arsinh}(3 + \operatorname{arsinh}(4+\dots\operatorname{arsinh}(n+\dots)\dots))))$$ exist ...
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Closed form for $\int^1_0 \mathrm{arccsch}\left( \frac{x^2-x-1}{x^2+x+1}\right)\;\mathrm dx$

Find a closed form for $$\int^1_0 \mathrm{arccsch}\left( \frac{x^2-x-1}{x^2+x+1}\right)\;\mathrm dx$$ What I have tried Expanding the $\mathrm{arccsch}$ into its logarithmic form, however I ...
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Find the limit of $S_n=\sum_{i=1}^n \big\{ \cosh\big(\!\!\frac{1}{\sqrt{n+i}}\!\big) -n\big\}$, as $n\to\infty$?

$S_n=\sum_{i=1}^n\big\{ \cosh\big(\frac{1}{\sqrt{n+i}}\!\big) -n\big\}$ as $n\to\infty$ I stumbled on this question as an reading about Riemannian sums as in $$ \int_a^b f(x)\,dx =\lim_{x\to ...
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Finding the derivative of $\;\operatorname{arccoth}(\sin x)$

I have tried to solve it but I don't why it's wrong. I need to take the derivative of $\;\operatorname{arccoth}(\sin x)$: By using chain rule, I get: $$\dfrac 1{1 - \sin^2 x}\cdot \cos x = \dfrac ...
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How to integrate this $\frac{1}{(1-e^{2x})^{1/2}}$?

Please how to integrate this $$\frac{1}{(1-e^{2x})^{1/2}}$$ I have tried $u= e^x$ But I think that is wrong So can anyone help me ?
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Why ${\rm arcosh}(\cosh x) =x $?

I'd like to know why ${\rm arcosh}(\cosh x) =x$. Also I have read that the derivative of ${\rm arcosh}(\cosh x) = \sinh x/|\sinh x|$. Why? Thanks all
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Find the derivative of y when y= ln (arccosh x)

I want to know how to find the derivative of y when y= ln (arccosh x) I know arccosh x = 1/[x^2 -1]^(1/2) So 1/[(arccosh x)^[2] [x^2 -1]^(1/2)] But the right answer is 1/[(arccosh x)^[2] [x^2 ...
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Find $x$ if $\sinh(x)=2$

I want to know how to find $x$ if $\sinh(x)=2$. I already know that $\sinh(x) = \dfrac{e^x -e^{-x}}{2}$. Hence, $$\frac{e^x -e^{-x}}{2} = 2 \implies e^x -e^{-x}=4$$ but I don't know what should I do ...
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When I choose arctanh or arccoth?

I want to know When I choose $\operatorname{arctanh}$ or $\operatorname{arccoth}$ ? E.x $$\int_0^3 \frac{1}{49-4x^2} dx$$ It will be $(1/14) \operatorname{arctanh} (2x/7)$ or $(1/14) ...
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limit of a hyperbolic function

How to evaluate this limit without using hopital rule: $$\lim_{c\rightarrow + \infty}{\frac{\text{sinh}\sqrt{c}}{2\sqrt{x}}}$$ Here is what I have done so far: we know that $\text{sinh}(x)= ...
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The derivative of $\tanh x$

I'm trying to calculate the derivative of $\displaystyle\tanh h = \frac{e^h-e^{-h}}{e^h+e^{-h}}$. Could someone verify if I got it right or not, if I forgot something etc. Here goes my try: ...
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Is there a means of analytically proving the following identity?

Okay, so before I begin, my background is more in the world of applied, rather than pure, mathematics, so this question is motivated by a physics problem I'm looking at just now. Mathematically, it ...