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Can hyperbolic sine and cosine be combined into a single function of shifted argument?

For trigonometric functions we have a nice identity: $$A\cos x+B\sin x=\sqrt{A^2+B^2}\sin(x+\operatorname{atan2}(A,B)).\tag1$$ At the core of it is the well-known identity of ...
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Proof of integral involving the inverse hyperbolic secant and cosent

We know that $$ \int \frac{dx}{x \sqrt{a^2 \pm x^2} } = -\frac{1}{a} \ln \frac{a+ \sqrt{a^2 \pm x^2}}{\lvert x\rvert }+C$$ I tried proving this integral setting $x = a \ \mathrm{csch} \ u $ and using ...
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Proof of integral involving hyperbolic tangent

We know that $$ \int \frac{dx}{a^2-x^2} = \frac{1}{2a}\ln \left| \frac{a+x}{a-x}\right| +C$$ (That absolute value sign is supposed to be longer. I apologize for ignorance on how to make that longer on ...
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Another way to calculate $\cos(x)$ and $\cosh (x)$

I usually don't see any expressions for approximate calculation of trigonometric functions aside from their Taylor series. But Taylor series work better for small angles, so in general they are not ...
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How to find $x$ such that $f(x)$ takes a prescribed value [closed]

Find $x$ such that \begin{equation} x\tanh(x\sqrt{2\alpha})=\frac{2}{\sqrt{2\alpha}} \end{equation}
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Finding if there is a maximum or minimum on a curve?

My apologies for being very brief with this question, the reason for this is because I don't know where to start. The question is as follows: A curve has the equation $\lambda \cosh(x) + \sinh(x)$, ...
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Difficulty finding the sum of a hyperbolic function.

Can someone please point out where I am (If I am) going wrong during the solution process of the following question: I have been presented with the following : $$4sinh(2ln(2))-cosh(ln2)$$ and told ...
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What's the relationship between hyperbola, hyperbolic functions and the exponential function?

The hyperbolic functions can be expressed using the exponential function. However how are these related to "hyperbolas"?
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Is there a formula for the area under $\tanh(x)$?

I understand trigonometry but I've never used hyperbolic functions before. Is there a formula for the area under $\tanh(x)$? I've looked on Wikipedia and Wolfram but they don't say if there's a ...
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How to evaluate these two integrals about hyperbolic functions?

While I was calculating the two integrals below \begin{align*} \mathcal{I}&=\int_{0}^{\infty }\frac{\cos x}{1+\cosh x-\sinh x}\mathrm{d}x\\ \mathcal{J}&=\int_{0}^{\infty }\frac{\sin x}{1+\cosh ...
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Limit of complex hyperbolic tan

For the hyperbolic tan function, we have the property $\displaystyle \lim_{a \to \infty} \tanh(a(z-b)) = \mathrm{signum}(z-b)$ where $z$, $a$ and $b$ are real. But what happens if $b$ is complex ...
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Evaluating a complex limit

I would love some advice on how to approach the following limit: $$\lim_{z\to \infty} \frac{\sinh(2z)}{\cosh^2(z)}$$ or let $z= \dfrac{1}{t}$ then $$\lim_{t\to 0} ...
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Length of the arc of a hypercycle

I am still puzzeling to get a nice equation for the arclength of an hypercycle. (I asked a similar question (less developed) about a year ago that was never answered, now i am a bit further, i ...
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Sum Calculation: $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \left(1- \frac{\cosh^{-1} n}{\log 2x}\right)$

I was investigating the asymptotic properties of the $\cosh$ functions and how they all strongly relate to $e^x$ In my studying, I found out that $\cosh x\sim \frac{e^x}{2}$ By that definition, that ...
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Prove the identity $\tanh(N\textrm{acosh}\;a) = \vert \frac{g^{2N}-1}{g^{2N}+1}\vert$

During my recent study, I found an Identity which is of the form $$ \tanh(N\textrm{acosh}\;a) = \left\vert \frac{g^{2N}-1}{g^{2N}+1}\right\vert $$ where $a\geq1$ and $g>0$ satisfy ...
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Simplifying hyperbolic compositions like $\sinh (N \operatorname{acosh} a)$

In many occasions, we may meet hyperbolic functions, as well as their combined ones. I want to simplify expressions like $$ \tanh\left( N\left(\textrm{acosh}~ a\right)\right) $$ and $$ \sinh\left( ...
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Hyperbolic equation

I have the following hyperbolic identity, which I solved, analytically: $6~\text{sech}^2 x$ $= 4 + \tanh x$ The two solutions which I get are: $x=\frac{1}{2} \ln3$ and $x=-\frac{1}{2} \ln5$ These ...
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What the inverse function of $_2F_1(a,b;c;z)$

What the inverse function of the function $f(z)$ given by $$ f(z) = \, _2F_1(a,b;c;z), \quad \mid z \mid <1, $$ where is the Gauss hypergeometric function given by $$ ...
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Integral of a hyperbolic function

$$\int \tanh(x) - \tanh^3(x)\,dx$$ I get the answer as $\tanh x + c$? I took out a factor of $\tanh x$, used the identity $1-\tanh^2 x=\text{sech}^2x$, used the substitution of $u=\tanh x$, ...
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Solve the value of a and b for a catenary (hyperbolic function question)

I am having trouble with the following question: A more general equation for a catenary is $y = a \cosh(x/b)$. Find $a$ and $b$ to match the following characteristics of a hanging cable. The ends ...
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Inverse function of sum of coth and tanh terms

In a publication I found an equation of the form $c_p = B + C \left( \frac{D/T}{\sinh(D/T)} \right)^2 + E \left( \frac{F/T}{\cosh(F/T)} \right)^2$ $c_p$ is the heat capacity, $T$ is the ...
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Calculate the sum: $\sum_{x=2}^\infty (x^2 \operatorname{arcoth}(x) \operatorname{arccot} (x) -1)$

$${\color\green{\sum_{x=2}^\infty (x^2 \operatorname{arcoth} (x) \operatorname{arccot} (x) -1)}}$$ This is an impressive sum that has bothered me for a while. Here are the major points behind the ...
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Hyperbolic Cosine: System of Equations, Isolate Variables

Background information that may help you answer: Alright, so I'm working on a formula that posits that there are a unique pair of coordinates $(x_1, y_1)$ and $(x_2, y_2) $ on the hyperbolic cosine ...
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Identity between $x=y+z$ and $\tan\left(\frac{\theta}{2}\right)=\tan\left(\frac{\nu}{2}\right)\tan\left(\frac{\pi/2-\epsilon}{2}\right) $

I would like to prove that (1) $$\begin{equation} \tan\left(\frac{\theta}{2}\right)=\tan\left(\frac{\nu}{2}\right)\tan\left(\frac{\pi/2-\epsilon}{2}\right) \end{equation}$$ can transformed to (2) ...
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Prove the identity $\cosh(2x)=\cosh^2(x)+\sinh^2(x)$ using the Cauchy product. [closed]

Prove the identity $$\cosh(2x)=\cosh^2(x)+\sinh^2(x)$$ using the Cauchy product and the Taylor series expansions of $\cosh(x)$ and $\sinh(x)$. The relations involving the exponential function are ...
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Prove that $\cosh^{-1}(1+x)=\sqrt{2x}(1-\frac{1}{12}x+\frac{3}{160}x^2-\frac{5}{896}x^3+…)$

How can we prove the series expansion of $$\cosh^{-1}(1+x)=\sqrt{2x}\left(1-\frac{1}{12}x+\frac{3}{160}x^2-\frac{5}{896}x^3+...\right)$$ I know the formula for ...
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Reduction of $\tanh(a \tanh^{-1}(x))$

Given $x\in \Re$, $a \in \Re$ where $-1 \le x \le 1$ and $0 \le a \le 4$, is it possible to reduce the following expression: $\tanh(a \tanh^{-1}(x))$ E.g. to some kind of polynomium? I know that if ...
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Need help with $\int_0^1\frac{\log(1+x)-\log(1-x)}{\left(1+\log^2x\right)x}\,dx$

Please help me to evaluate this integral $$\int_0^1\frac{\log(1+x)-\log(1-x)}{\left(1+\log^2x\right)x}\,dx$$ I tried a change of variable $x=\tanh z$, that transforms it into the form ...
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Integral $\int_0^\infty\frac{\tanh^2(x)}{x^2}dx$

It appears that $$\int_0^\infty\frac{\tanh^2(x)}{x^2}dx\stackrel{\color{gray}?}=\frac{14\,\zeta(3)}{\pi^2}.\tag1$$ (so far I have about $1000$ decimal digits to confirm that). After changing variable ...
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Simplifying Dervatives of Hyperbolic functions

Last minute Calc I reviews have me stumbling on this question $$D_x\left[\frac {\sinh x}{\cosh x-\sinh x}\right] $$ I've solved the derivative as $$ y' = \frac{\cosh x}{\cosh x-\sinh x} ...
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$\frac{d^n}{dx^n}$ in term of $\frac{d}{d t}$ for $x= \frac{1}{\cosh^{2} (t)}$

Let: $$x= \frac{1}{\cosh^{2} (t)},$$ I want to express $\frac{d^n}{dx^n}$ in term of $\frac{d}{d t}$. we have $x = \cosh^{-2} (t)$, so \begin{align*} \frac{d}{dt} &= \frac{d}{dx} \frac{d x ...
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where is the singularity of this function?

Consider the following function $\ f:\mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$ given by: $$f(x) = - \tanh\left(3 x - \tanh^{-1}( u_{0} )\right)$$ In the above, $u_{0}$ is a constant where $u_{0} \in (-\infty, -1) ...
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implicit derivation of hyperbolic functions

derive $$\sinh(x+y)=\tanh^{-1}(\frac{x}{y})$$ $$\cosh(x+y)\cdot(1+f')=\frac{\frac{y-xf'}{y^2}}{1-(\frac{x}{y})^2}$$ $$\cosh(x+y)\cdot(1+f')=\frac{\frac{y-xf'}{y^2}}{\frac{y^2-x^2}{y^2}}$$ ...
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Prove the identity $\tanh\left(\frac{x}{2}\right)=\frac{\cosh(x)-1}{\sinh(x)}$

Prove that $$\tanh\left(\frac{x}{2}\right)=\frac{\cosh(x)-1}{\sinh(x)}$$ I have started with: ...
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Calculation with Hyperbolic Cosine

Could you please check my work? $\cosh \left(\ln \sqrt{5}\right) =\ ?$ \begin{align*}\cosh(x) &= \frac{e^x + e^{-x}}{2} \\ \\ \frac{e^{\ln \sqrt{5}} + e^{-\ln \sqrt{5}}}{2} &= ...
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Find the positive root of the equation $\cosh x+\cos x-3=0$, other than numerically

I know you are able to find the root of the equation by using Newton-Raphson method. But is there any other way? $$\cosh x+\cos x-3=0$$ I thought maybe you could say that $-1\leq \cos x \leq 1$. So ...
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ODE with hyperbolics from J.D Murray's Mathematical Biology

After working through J.D Murray's Mathematical Biology, I have come across this differential equation during a derivation of the SIR model. $\frac{dR}{dt}$ = a$[N - S_0 + (\frac{S_0}{p}-1)R - ...
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How to prove that $(\frac{1+\tanh x}{1-\tanh x})^3=\cosh 6x+\sinh 6x$

How to prove that $$(\frac{1+\tanh x}{1-\tanh x})^3=\cosh 6x+\sinh 6x$$ I have tried using the Dmoivres theorme
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How to prove $\tanh ^{-1} (\sin \theta)=\cosh^{-1} (\sec \theta)$

As the question says How to prove $$\tanh ^{-1} (\sin \theta)=\cosh^{-1} (\sec \theta)$$ I have tried to solve it The end result that got for RHS $$=\log \frac{1+\tan\frac{\theta}{2}}{1-\tan ...
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How to prove $\sinh^{-1} (\tan x)=\log \tan (\frac{\pi}{4}+\frac{x}{2})$

Like the question says How to prove $$\sinh^{-1} (\tan x)=\log \tan (\frac{\pi}{4}+\frac{x}{2})$$ I have tried using many identity but in vain For reference $$\tanh ^{-1} x=\frac{1}{2} \log ...
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Integrate $\int \cosh^4(7x) dx$

Can you help me with solving this integral $$\int \cosh^4(7x) \, dx \text{ ?}$$ I tried use subs but i got $$\cosh^4(t)=m$$ $$t = \pm\operatorname{arccosh}^{-1}(m^{1/4})$$ $$dt = ...
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$\cos(y\,\operatorname{acosh}(\exp(x)))$ is real for all real $x,y$

$\cos(y\,\operatorname{acosh}(\exp(x)))$ is real for all real $x,y$ even though $\operatorname{acosh}$ is complex for $x<1$. I found it empirically but still can't prove it yet. Can someone please ...
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Integral representation of the modified Bessel function involving $\sinh(t) \sinh(\alpha t)$

I've come across this peculiar integral representation for $K_\alpha(x)$: $\frac{\alpha}{x}K_\alpha(x) = \int_0^\infty dt \sinh(t) \sinh(\alpha t) e^{-x \cosh(t)}$ How does it come about? Are there ...
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Functional equation for $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \sinh(cn)^{-s}$?

Does anyone know of any kind of functional equation (or closed form) for $\sum\limits_{n=1}^{\infty}\sinh(cn)^{-s}$, where $c$ is an arbitrary constant? I've been messing around with it off and on for ...
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hyperbolic function simplification

In taking a derivative, I end up with this epression: $e^x*(1-e^x)-(1+e^x)*(-e^x) / (1-e^x)^2$ However, from a calculator I see that the first line simplifies in nicer, simpler expression: ...
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Relating the argument of a hyperbolic trig function to area

Based on the definition of the hyperbolic trig functions (in terms of $e^x$ and $e^{-x}$) it's easy to show that the point $\big(\cosh(\alpha),\sinh(\alpha)\big)$ falls on the unit hyperbola ...
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How to solve lim as x approaches infinity for $[\tanh(x)]^x$

I got as far as lim x approaches infinity for $\ln y = x \ln(\tanh x)$. I'm not sure what to do there. I know $\tanh x$ as $x$ approaches infinity is one but $1^\infty$ isn't the correct answer. So ...
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Is $ \sum_{n=1}\limits^{\infty}\frac{1}{\sinh(2^{n})} $ equal to $ \frac{2}{e^{2}-1}$?

Show that $$ \sum\limits_{n=1}\limits^{\infty}\frac{1}{\sinh(2^{n})}= \frac{2}{e^{2}-1}. $$
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Hyperbolic sine of a logarithm

Re-express $11\sinh(\ln 8)$ in the form $n/m$ where n and m are integers. I am not sure where to start. Never went over something like this, its probably very easy though.
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Differentiate $[x^{5\coth(6x)}]'$

can you help me to differentiate this function? $$[x^{5\coth(6x)}]'$$ My steps: $$[x^{5\coth(6x)}*\ln(x)]*[5(1-\coth^2(6x))]*[6]$$ I dont know what formula i should use $$[x^n]'$$ or $$[a^x]'$$ ...