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$y'+y=|x|, x \in \Bbb R$ and $y(-1)=0$. Then $y(1)=?$

I calculated the integrating factor to be $e^x$. Then $e^x y'+ e^x y=e^x |x| \Rightarrow \frac {d(e^x y)}{dx}=e^x |x| \Rightarrow d(e^x y)=e^x|x|dx $ Integrating both sides, $e^xy=e^x \int |x|dx- ...
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Definition of integrability for sequences

My text book does not provide much about counting measures and integration. So I decided to setup integration on space $(N , P(N) , \mu_c ,R)$ myself imitating the construction of Lebesgue integral. ...
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Finding length of curve $y^2 = 64(x+3)^3$ for $0 \le x \le 3$

Not getting the right answer for this, can someone point me to where I'm going wrong?
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How to prove the following questions by IBP? (Integrated By Parts) [on hold]

So this is the question that I have to solve. I know this is related to IBP, but Have no idea how to start and prove... need help
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Find volume of these solids using integration

a) The $(x>0, y< -1)$ region of the curve $y= -\frac{1}{x}$ rotated about the $y$-axis. The instructions say that one should use the formula: $V = \int 2πxf(x) dx$ I used another method and ...
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how to solve this special type of integral

Does the following function can be simplified or solved? $$R(i) = \int_{y\in S} {\frac{{w(y) g(y,i)_{}^\sigma }}{{\int_{x\in S} {h(x)g(x,y)_{}^\sigma f(x,y)_{}^\sigma dx} }}dy} $$ where S is a ...
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Integral of action (quantum field theory, prescription)

I am struggling to show: $$\int_{0}^{w} \int_{2M}^{2(M-w)} \frac{-drdw}{1-\sqrt{\frac{2(M-w)}{r}-\frac{Q^2}{r^2}}}=2\pi[{2w(M-\frac{w}{2})-(M-w)\sqrt{(M-w)^2-Q^2)}+M\sqrt{M^2-Q^2}}]\\$$ A hint is ...
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Finding the integral of a 1/variable*radical function

I'm trying to find the integral of $$\int\frac{1}{x* (\sqrt{4x^4 - 9})}$$ Attempt: I assumed that the integral would be some sort of inverse trigonometric function. Because of this, I did the ...
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Calculate $\int_{0}^{1}\left \{ \sqrt{1-x^2}+2 \right \}^2 dx$

I couldn't find any suitable substitution for this integral and hence I couldn't solve it. $$\int_{0}^{1}\left \{ \sqrt{1-x^2}+2 \right \}^2 dx$$
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Integral of combination of power, exponential, and kummer hypergeometric function

I am trying to solve a couple integrals of the form: \begin{equation} \int_{0}^{\infty} x \, e^{-a(x-b)^{2}}\, M(-\alpha,-\beta,\lambda x) \end{equation} $\alpha > 0$ and $\beta > 0$ are ...
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Evaluate the definite integral $\int_{0}^{a}\frac{dx}{(a^2+x^2)^{3/2}}$

I'm trying to solve this integral with trigonometric substitution but am having a ton of trouble: $$\int\limits_{0}^{a}{\frac{dx}{(a^2+x^2)^{\frac{3}{2}}}}$$ I tried $x=a\tan{\theta}$ and thus ...
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What is the value of integral? [on hold]

Let $y(t)$ be a continuous function on $[0,\infty)$. If $$ y(t)= t\left(1-4 \int^t_0 y(x) dx\right) +4 \int^t_0 xy(x) dx$$ then what is the value of $\int^{\frac{\pi}{2}}_0 y(t) dt\,$?
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Having Troubles With This Integration Problem

The question I'm having troubles with is as follows: Evaluate $\int_{-r}^r\sqrt{r^2-t^2}\,dt$ (Hint: substitute $t=r\sin x$) So, immediately I did $dt=r\cos x\,dx$ and substitute it all in... ...
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Graphical Convolution

For the first part of the above problem, I copied an example from my book and I got the answer to be $$t(t-1)+t(t-2)=t^2-3t$$ considering that the integral is the sum of the area of the rectangles ...
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Evaluate $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\sin(k_0 \xi)e^{-\frac{(x-\xi)^2}{4a^2 t}}d\xi$

I have a heat equation for which in the solution I need to evaluate the following integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\sin(k_0 \xi)e^{-\frac{(x-\xi)^2}{4a^2 t}}d\xi$$ Except of the common gaussian ...
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Parametrize the given curve and compute the integral (complex numbers)

The integral I have to evaluate is $\int_Czdz$, where $C$ is the line from 0 to $1+i$, and then from $1+i$ to 2. My work: $z_1(t)=(1+i)t$ and $z_2(t)=(t+1)+i(1-t)=t(i-1)+(1+i)$, $t\in[0,1]$. ...
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Leibniz integral rule definition

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leibniz_integral_rule If we have an integral $$\int_{y_0}^{y_1} f(x, y) \,\mathrm{d}y$$ then for $x$ in $(x_0, x_1)$ the derivative of this integral is thus ...
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Relationship between Lippmann-Schwinger integrals of different dimensions

Define $G_n (\mathbf{x},\mathbf{x}')$ as $$ G_n (\mathbf{x},\mathbf{x}') = \lim_{\epsilon \to 0^{+}} \left[\dfrac{1}{(2 \pi \hbar)^{n}} \int_{\mathbb{R}^{n}} \mathrm{d}^{n}\mathbf{p} \dfrac{e^{i ...
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how could calculate $ \int_{C} \frac{1}{\sin(z)} \, dz $ when $C=C(0,1)$

i am trying calculate $$ \int_{C} \frac{1}{\sin(z)} \, dz $$ when $C=C(0,1)$ by complex methods, its said, by residues, some one could help me?
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Volumes by Cylindrical Shells - What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to solve this exercise from a textbook: $y = x^4, y = 0, x = 1;$ rotated about $x=2$ This is my attempt at solving the problem: Shell radius: $2 - x$ Shell height: $x^4$ $a = 1$ $b = 2$ ...
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I am a Math Hobbyist. I have made some simple discoveries in Math. How do I share it with the Math community out there? [on hold]

I am a Computer Engineering graduate and have taken many courses in Math of course. While I was in the University, I got myself lost in the world of mathematics and I discovered stuff that I felt ...
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How could I calculate $\int_{C} ze^{\frac{1}{z-1}}$ when $C=C(1,\frac{1}{2})$

I have to solve if $C=C(1,\frac{1}{2})$ $$I=\int_{C} ze^{\frac{1}{z-1}}$$ I know that $I=2\pi i \operatorname{Res}(f(z), 1)$, but I do not know how could I calculate that residue. What I did: ...
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Infinite Sum Defined by $\int \frac{e^x}{x}dx$ vs. Exponential Function Taylor Series

Recently, when fiddling around with integration by parts, I noticed that it is possible to define infinite series that led to an integral. My calculus teacher noticed this, and told me to find $$ ...
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Determining the unit normal field of a paraboloid $P$, and integrating a vector field over $P$

Let $M \subseteq \mathbb{R}^n$ be a $n-1$-dimensional manifold, and $N_x M$ the normal vector space of $M$ at a point $x \mathbb{R}^n$, that is, the (1-dimensional) space of vectors that are ...
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Finding volume of a solid of revolution

I need to find the volume of the solid that is formed when the (x>0, y< -1) region of the curve y= -1/x is rotated about the y-axis. If I'm correct, this volume can be calculated by: Evaluating ...
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find the area of a kite with integration

A stunt kite has the shape in the diagram below: How can I find the area using calculus integration. Can anyone help me start this question, I am not looking for the full answer. I assume I only ...
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Surface Integral of $3z^2 d\sigma$

Let $S$ be the bounded surface of the cylinder $x^2+y^2=1$ cut by the planes $z=0$ and $z=1+x$ Then how to show that the value of the surface integral $∬3z^2 d \sigma $ over $S$ is equal to ...
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Conjecture $\int_0^{1}\frac{{(\rm arcsin})^2({x^2})}{\sqrt{1-x^2}}dx\stackrel?=\frac{5}{24}{\pi^3}…$

$$I=\int_0^{1}\frac{{(\rm arcsin})^2({x^2})}{\sqrt{1-x^2}}dx\stackrel?=\frac{5}{24}{\pi^3}-\frac{\pi}{2}ln^2{2}-2{\pi}\operatorname\chi_{2}(\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}})$$ This result seems to me digitally ...
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Integration of $\frac{x^2}{2\left(e^x+1\right)}$

Let: $$f(x) = \int \frac{x^2}{2\left(e^x+1\right)}dx $$ Is there a way to find $f(x)$? I've tried through integration by parts, but that didn't work out. If substitution is the answer, I can't see ...
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Is there a nice closed form to $\int_0^{\pi/2} (\log \sin x)^n\text{ d}x$ for $n\in \Bbb{Q},n\gt 1$?

For $n\in \Bbb{N}$, $$\int_0^{\pi/2} (\log \sin x)^n\text{ d}x=\frac{1}{2^{n+1}}B^{(n)}\left(\frac{1}{2},\frac{1}{2}\right)$$ Can we extend that result a bit further, to $n\in \Bbb{Q},n\gt 1?$
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integration of $1/x$ a counterexample to the rule

We know that the integration of $\displaystyle\int\frac{1}{x}\,dx=\log\left(|x|\right)$+$c$ with $x\neq 0$ , but if we go by normal rule then it becomes $\infty$. Is this a counterexample to the rule ...
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Compute $\int_0^1 \frac{ 1}{1 + x^{1/2}}\,dx$. [on hold]

Basically, the question is $$\int_0^1 \frac{1}{1+x^{1/2}}\,dx.$$ I have no idea how to approach this and have spent hours to no avail. Any help would be gladly appreciated. Thanks!!
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what's wrong with this integral by parts calculation?

Today, I just finda confusing quesiton. If I do this way: $$\int { \frac { dx }{ x } } =x\left( \frac { 1 }{ x } \right) -\int { xd } \left( \frac { 1 }{ x } \right) =1+\int { \frac { dx }{ x } } ...
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Examples of physical motivation for integrals over scalar field?

I'm looking for good examples of physical motivation for integrals over scalar field. Here is an example I've found (source): A rescue team follows a path in a danger area where for each position ...
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How to show the following function is Riemann Integrable

We have not covered and thus it is not valid to use ideas such as Lebesgue integration, measure, etc. I was given a hint to use either squeeze theorem, or the criterion about if Riemann integrable ...
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Splitting integral !!

i have this simple question that make me really confused : let $\phi$ a smooth function with compact support and $p>0,t\ge 0$ and : \begin{equation} U_p= \left\lbrace \begin{array}{ccc} 0 & ...
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parametric equations, finding the range of t

When parametrizing a curve how doe we obtain the range of $t$? For example lets say we have the parametrization: $x(t) = 1+3t$ and $y(t) = 2+5t$. How do we find the range of t? $t\to[?,?]$
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Definite integral of a continued fraction function

I came up with this function written as the following continued fraction (please correct me if my notation is incorrect): for $n\in\mathbb{N}$, let $$f(x;n)=x+\operatorname*{\LARGE ...
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Independence of parametrization in defining integral of differential form

This is an exercise from Spivak's Calculus on Manifolds. Questions asks the following : (Independence of parametrization). Let $c$ be a singular $k$ cube and $p:[0,1]^k\rightarrow [0,1]^k$ be ...
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Does the quadratic covariation process define a measure?

In the context of stochastic integration (when we define the space $L^2(M)$), we define the (possibly infinite) measure $$P_M = P \otimes [M]$$ by $$E_M[Y] = E\left[\int_0^\infty Y_s(\omega) ...
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Conjecture: $\int_0^{\infty}dx\frac{e^{i\alpha\sqrt{x^2+1}}}{\sqrt{x^2+1}}J_1(Qx)=\left(e^{i\alpha}-e^{i\sqrt{{\alpha}^2-Q^2}}\right)/Q$

Here $\alpha>0$, $Q>0$, and $J_1$ is a Bessel function. I'm fairly certain the closed form in the title is accurate for a couple of reasons. First, I've evaluated the integral numerically in ...
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ELI5: Riemann-integrable vs Lebesgue-integrable

I am wondering what the difference between riemann-integrable and lebesgue-integrable means. Does it have anything to do with the absolute value of the integrand, something like ...
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$E=\left\{(x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4):\sqrt{x_2^2+x_3^2+x_4^2}\le x_1\right\}$, what is $\int_E e^{-\langle x,t\rangle} \, dx$?

I'm learning some real analysis and encountered the following question: Let $E=\left\{(x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4)\in \mathbb{R}^4:\sqrt{x_2^2+x_3^2+x_4^2}\le x_1\right\}$. for which values of ...
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Rotational Volume

I have to find the volume of the region bounded by $ y= \sqrt{x-1} $, y=3, the y-axis and the x-axis rotated around y=5 I set up $\int_1^{10} $ $\pi((5-(\sqrt{x-1}))^2 - (5-3)^2)$dx + $\int_{0}^1$ ...
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The closed form of $\int^\infty_{B}e^{-(x+\frac{A}{x})}\,dx$, where $A>0$, $B>0$.

What tools, ways would you propose for getting the closed form of this integral? $$\int^\infty_{B}e^{-\left(x+\frac{A}{x}\right)}\,dx,$$ where $A>0$, $B>0$. When $B=0$, from Table of ...
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integration of product of error function

Is there a more simple formulae for the following integral $$ \int_{a}^{+\infty} erf(\alpha x).erf(\beta x) \frac{1}{x^2} \:\mathrm{d}x $$ where $a>0$, $\beta>0$ and $\alpha>0$
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Show $ (\int_{-\infty}^\infty \sqrt{p}\sqrt{q}d\mu)^2\leq 2 \int_{-\infty}^\infty \min\{p,q\}d\mu $

Consider a random variable $X$ in $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathbb{P})$. Let $p,q$ be two densities with respect to a measure $\mu$ in $(\mathbb{R}, \mathcal{B}(\mathbb{R}))$ where ...
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Difficult Integral $\int_0^{1/\sqrt{2}}\frac{\arcsin({x^2})}{\sqrt{1+x^2}(1+2x^2)}dx=$

I have a difficult integral to compute.I know the result, but need to know the method of calculation. How prove this result? ...
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How to get this result of integral?

Statement \begin{equation} \int_{\mathbb R} \exp \left( -2\pi (\frac{x}{\sqrt{2}})^2 \right) \exp\left( -i2 \pi \frac {x}{\sqrt{2}} \cdot f \right) dx = \exp \left( -\pi f^{2} / 2 \right) ...
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Sine improper integral

Suppose the following integral $$ \int\limits_{-\infty}^{\infty}\sin{x}dx $$ In mathematical rigor, the following is the definition $$ \int\limits_{-\infty}^{\infty}\sin{x}dx = ...