Question about finding the primitives of a given function, whether or not elementary.

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integrate by parts: $\int \cosh^2(x)dx$ please show solution step by step [on hold]

Integrate by parts: $$\int \cosh^2(x)dx$$ Please show the solution step by step. I actually somehow found my self in a loop solving the integral: = cosh(x) sinh(x) - int (sinh(x) (-sinh(x)) (x) = ...
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Find $\int{\frac{1}{\left(1+\ln x\right)^2}\;dx}$

How would you integrate a function almost entirely in logarithmic form, such as:$$\int{\frac{1}{\left(1+\ln x\right)^2}\;dx}$$ I have tried various substitutions and considered integrating by parts, ...
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how to evaluate $\int \left(\hat{V}\times \frac{d^2\hat{V}}{dt^2}\right)dt$?

if $\hat{V}\left(t\right)$ is a vector function of $t$, find the indefinite integral $\int \left(\hat{V}\times \frac{d^2\hat{V}}{dt^2}\right)dt$ To solve thi first i find for the integrand with ...
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Is this an acceptable way to integrate?

I am supposed to find: $$ \int \sec(1-x)\tan(1-x) dx $$ I then set $ u = \sec(1-x) $ $$ du = -\tan(1-x)\sec(1-x)\ dx $$ therefore $$ \frac{-du}{\sec(1-x)} = \tan(1-x)\ dx$$ Which when applied gives ...
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How does one evaluate $\int \frac{\sin(x)}{\sin(5x)} \ dx$

The below problem is taken from Joseph Edwards book Integral Calculus for beginners. How does one show: $$5 \int \frac{\sin(x)}{\sin(5x)} \ dx= \sin\left(\frac{2\pi}{5}\right) \cdot ...
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How can the integral of $|\sin(x)|$ be $-\cos(x)\text{sgn}(\sin(x))$?

Wolfram|Alpha tells me that $\int|\sin(x)| = -\cos(x)\text{sgn}(\sin(x))$ (which happens to also be its derivative), but I don't understand how this is possible, because the resulting function jumps ...
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Integrate $\int\frac{dx}{(x^2+1)\sqrt{x^2+2}}$

I would like some guidance regarding the following integral: $$\int\frac{dx}{(x^2+1)\sqrt{x^2+2}}$$ EDIT: The upper problem was derived from the following integral ...
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Integrate $\sin^n{x}$

How do you integrate: $\int(\sin^n{x}) dx$ The link to WolframAlpha : (Integration Answer) No definite limits... What is that hypergeometric function in that answer. Please help! Thanks
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Evaluate $\int(x^{91}+x^{327})\cos(x)\mathrm{d}x \quad .$

Evaluate $$\int\left(x^{91}+x^{327}\right)\cos(x)\mathrm{d}x \quad .$$ It's my first time to face integration like that. I just need a clue to start because I tried, but it's not working Thanks in ...
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Integrating $\;\int x^3\sqrt{x^2 + 2}\,dx$

Integrate the following: $$\int x^3\sqrt{x^2 + 2}\,dx$$ I understand how to do basic integration by parts but I don't know what to do with $\sqrt{x^2+2}$. Do I divide the $\sqrt{x^2+2}$ by 2 ...
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Integral $\int \frac{\operatorname d \! x}{\sinh^4 x}$

How to evaluate: $$\int \dfrac{\operatorname d \! x}{\sinh^4 x}$$ I tried to split it in $\int \frac{1}{\sinh^2x}\frac{1}{\sinh^2x}$ and then integrate by parts, but it's seems to complicate the ...
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Integral of a function which yields a hyper-geometric function

Note that $n$ is an arbitrary constant. $$ \int(\sin^n(x))dx $$ I start by using the obvious integrating by parts and get: $$ \frac{d}{dx}[x\sin^n(x)] = \sin^n(x) + nx\sin^{n-1}(x)\cos(x) $$ $$ ...
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Volume of a horizontal cylinder using height of liquid

“Tanks” are cylinders with circular cross-section and axis horizontal. These cylinders are variable in size with radius and length different for each tank. We need to determine the amount of liquid ...
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Total Mass of a Spherical Object

Consider a spherical galaxy with volumetric mass density, at a distance $s$ from the center, is given by $$ \rho = \frac{k}{1+s^3} $$ where $k$ is a constant. Let $k = 25$. Determine the total mass ...
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Integral using height to find volume

How do you find the volume of a "pit" which is circular in horizontal cross-section, and parabolic in vertical cross-section using height by "sticking". "Sticking" is when we insert a dipstick through ...
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find $\displaystyle \int \dfrac{e^{-2x-x^2}}{\left( x+1\right)^2}\hspace{1mm}dx$

find $\displaystyle\int \dfrac{e^{-2x-x^2}}{\left( x+1\right)^2}\hspace{1mm}dx$ If I do Integration by parts, I end up with $\displaystyle\int e^{-2x-x^2}\hspace{1mm}dx$ Which I believe cannot be ...
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Solving an Integral - $ \int t^2\frac{\left(2t\sqrt{at^2+bt+c} \right )^{2k}}{(at^2+bt+c)} \ dt $

How do we solve $ \int t^2\frac{\left(2t\sqrt{at^2+bt+c} \right )^{2k}}{(at^2+bt+c)} \ dt \tag 1 $ to a finite form? $k,a,b,c$ are constants $at^2+bt+c$ does not guarantee equal roots always
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Evaluating an indefinite integral with an inverse trigonometric function

I'm really stumped on a homework problem asking me to evaluate $\int \frac{ln\ 6x\ sin^{-1}(ln6x)}{x}dx$, and after a few hours of trying different approaches I'd definitely be appreciative for a bump ...
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About Integration

How to calculate the following integral $$ \int \frac{\tanh(\sqrt{1+z^2})}{\sqrt{1+z^2}}dz $$ Is there any ways to calculate those integral in analytic? (Is $[0,\infty]$, case the integral is ...
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Indefinite integral with trig components

The following integral has me stumped. Any help on how to go about solving it would be great. $\int\frac{\cos\theta}{\sin2\theta - 1}d\theta$
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Evaluation of $\int \frac{x\sin( \sqrt{ax^2+bx+c})}{ax^2+bx+c} \ dx\ $

How do we find $$\int \frac{x\sin( \sqrt{ax^2+bx+c})}{ax^2+bx+c} \ dx\ $$ NB: It is not mandatory that $ax^2+bx+c$ has only a single root
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Integration techniques for $\int x^3\sin x^2\,dx$

I've learned a couple of methods of integrating, but I'm still not sure when to use which one. Example problem is \begin{align} \int x^3\sin x^2\,dx \end{align} I tried using a method where I set ...
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Evaluation of $\int \frac{x\sin(\sin x)}{x+5} \ dx$

How do we find $$\int \frac{x\sin(\sin x)}{x+5} \ dx\ ,$$ is there any way to take that $\sin x$ out from parent $\sin(\cdot)$ ?
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Integration by Parts on Square Matrix

Note : " ' " implies derivative w.r.t s Given Data in the Problem We have given matrix functions $R(s)_{3\times 3}$ and $K(s)_{3 \times 3}$. It has following relationships $R(s)^{'}_{3\times ...
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Calculation of $\displaystyle \int\frac{1}{\tan \frac{x}{2}+1}dx$

Calculation of $\displaystyle \int\frac{1}{\tan \frac{x}{2}+1}dx$ $\bf{My\; Try}::$ Let $\displaystyle I = \displaystyle \int\frac{1}{\tan \frac{x}{2}+1}dx$, Now let $\displaystyle \tan ...
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Indefinite integral $\int t \cdot \cos^3(t^2)dt$

I am having trouble integrating $$\int t \cdot \cos^3(t^2)dt$$ Progress I have made $u=t^2$ which makes the problem $1/2 \int \cos^3(u) du$. After writing that out I subsituted $v=\sin(u)$ ...
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Integrate: $ \int \frac{\mathrm{d}x}{\ln(x)} $

I am having quite a bit of difficulty integrating, $$ \int \frac{\mathrm{d}x}{\ln x } $$ I believe a u-substitution will not work since if $ u = \ln(x) $ then $ \mathrm{d}u = \frac{\mathrm{d}x}{x} $ ...
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Integration by Parts in matrices

Given Data in the question We have a given equation based on matrices as follows $\frac{\mathrm{d} R(s)_{3\times3}}{\mathrm{d} s}=R(s)_{3\times3}K(s)_{3\times3} \tag 1$ $\frac{\mathrm{d} ...
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Integration over ordered random variables

I have a joint distribution function over random jointly distributed random variables $(X,Y)$ denoted by $f_{X,Y}(x,y)$. Assuming without loss of generality that $$X<Y$$ I would like to find ...
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Compute integral containing a matrix

Let $\mathbf{H}= \begin{pmatrix} h_{11} & h_{12} \\ h_{21} & h_{22} \end{pmatrix}$ and $P(\mathbf{H}$) the joint probability distribution of $\mathbf{H}$ given by: $e^{-(a+ ...
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Definite Integrations problems [closed]

If $f(x)= x^2 e^{x^2}$ then show that $f'(x)= 2xe^{x^2} + 2x^3 e^{x^2}$ and use this result to evaluate $$\int x^3 e^{x^2} \, dx$$ How can I use the result to evaluate the integral?
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Simplest way to integrate this trigonometric integral:

$$\int \frac{1}{1+\tan x}dx,$$ A substitution like $t = \tan x, \;dt = (1+t^2)dx$ etc. immediately comes to mind, but I find this method a bit lengthy with the partial fractions. Is there a more ...
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Question from integral with using fourier's integral

Please explain me how to compute this integral: $$ \int_0^\infty \dfrac{\cos(\omega x)+\omega \sin(\omega x)}{1+\omega^2}d\omega$$
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Calculate $\int(1-\sin x)^2\cos x\,dx$ [closed]

How to calculate the following integral? Calculate $\displaystyle\int(1-\sin x)^2\cos x\,dx$.
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How to evaluate the following integral? $\int\frac1{1+\sqrt{\tan x}}\mathrm dx.$

Evaluate the following integral: $$\int\dfrac1{1+\sqrt{\tan x}}\mathrm dx.$$ I know this question has a solution, but I haven't the slightest idea how to do it.
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Integration question: $\int \frac{\mathrm{d}x}{\sqrt{3 x} (3 x+1)}$

I am missing one piece of how to integrate the following: $\int \frac{\mathrm{d}x}{\sqrt{3 x} (3 x+1)}$ I found a solution to a similar problem which I entirely understand: I can usually use ...
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How to calculate indefinite integral involving infinite sums?

I want to calculate the following integral: $$ \int_{0}^{\infty}\left(x-\frac{x^3}{2}+\frac{x^5}{2\cdot 4}-\frac{x^7}{2\cdot 4\cdot 6}+\cdots\right)\;\left(1+\frac{x^2}{2^2}+\frac{x^4}{2^2\cdot ...
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$\int e^{x^2}(y-1) \,dx$ [closed]

What is $\int e^{x^2}(y-1) \,dx$ ? I could not find the answer.
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Partial fraction help

I need Help figuring out how to solve the indefinite integral of $$\int{ -5x^3-2x^2+32\over x^4-4x^3 } dx $$ using partial fractions. Please help. Thank you! I have already checked the online ...
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What technique is the last step of this integration?

So, in my book, Circuit Analysis, Second Edition by Cunningham and Stuller the give the following integration for the the energy absorbed by a capacitor in circuit. Remember $p=vi$ (power absorbed = ...
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Show that there exists a subsequence $\{F_{n_{k}}\}$ which converges to uniformly on $[a,b]$.

Let $\{f_n\}$ be uniformly bounded sequence of functions which are Riemann-integrable functions on $[a,b]$ and define for $a\leq x\leq b$. $$ F_n(x)= \int_a^x f_n(t)dt.$$ Show that there exists a ...
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Integrate $\int_{0}^{\pi} \frac{1}{a-b\cdot cos(x)}$ [closed]

Evaluate$$\int_{0}^{\pi} \frac{1}{a-b\cdot cos(x)}$$ Solution through either contour integral method or indefinite integral method please!
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Integrating $\int \dfrac {dx}{\sqrt{4x^{2}+1}}$

$\int \dfrac {dx}{\sqrt{4x^{2}+1}}$ I've been up to this one for quite a while already, and have tried several ways to integrate it, using substituion, with trigonometric as well as hyperbolic ...
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Integration of a function containing inverse trigonometric functions

Q. $$\int \sin\left\{2\tan ^{-1}\left(\sqrt{\frac{3-x}{3+x}}\right)\right\}dx$$ $\implies$ $$\int \sin\left\{\sin ...
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Are there examples of when the ILATE mnemonic for choosing factors when integrating by parts fails?

Is it possible in some cases that using the ILATE rule does not yield an explicit antiderivative but making another choice does yields one? If so, please give examples.
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Integration by Parts ILATE rule not working [duplicate]

Is it possible in some case that use of ILATE rule not yield the required answer and not following it yields the answet .
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Integrals $\int \frac{1}{\operatorname{arctanh}(x)} \, dx$ and $\int \frac{1}{\operatorname{arccoth}(x)} \, dx$

Do we know anything about this integrals? $$ \begin{align} I_1(x) = \int \frac{1}{\operatorname{artanh}(x)} \, dx \\ I_2(x) = \int \frac{1}{\operatorname{arcoth}(x)} \, dx \end{align}$$ Similar ...
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Multiple answer for integration of a function?

Q. $\int \left(\frac{sin2x}{sin^4x+cos^4x}\right)\:dx$ My method: $$\int \:\left(\frac{sin2x}{sin^4x+cos^4x}\right)\:dx=\int ...
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Apparently inoffensive indefinite integral. (grad student here)

I've been dealing with these for a while, and tried different things with no success as of yet: $$ \int \frac {dx}{(x²+c²)\sqrt{(x-a)(x-b)}} $$ $a$, $b$ and $c$ are real positive numbers. Trying ...
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About primitives of a type of function

Find $a$ from $\Bbb R$ so the next function has at least one primitive: For $x$ in $\Bbb Q$ $$f(x)=\ln(e^x+a^2)$$ For $x$ in $\Bbb R\setminus \Bbb Q$ $$f(x)=\dfrac{\ln(e^{x^2}+a^2)}{x}$$