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Convolution integral involving two Heaviside functions

I am having trouble solving the following integral involving two Heaviside functions, obtained from a Laplace transform convolution: $\Large \int_0^t \frac{\tau}{\sqrt{\tau^2 - \alpha^2}} H(\tau - ...
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How to find the integral $\int_0^zexp(ax)x^{b-1}(1-x)^{c-1}dx$?

How to find the integral $\int_0^z exp(ax)x^{b-1}(1-x)^{c-1}dx,~b,c\in \mathbb{C}, Re(b)>0, Re(c)>0$?
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Upper bounding incomplete gamma function

For $0<\theta<1$ and $c, \lambda~ (\mbox{with}~\lambda<1)$, we wish to upper bound the following gamma function: $$\int_{\theta}^{1} t\exp \left(-c\left(\lambda t+\frac{1}{t}\right) ...
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Integration $ \int x^2 \cos(nx) dx $

How do I solve this integral? $ \int x^2 \cdot \cos(\frac12 n\pi x)dx $ I tried integration by parts... $ u=x^2\\u'=\frac13 x^3\\v'=\cos(\frac12 \pi n x)\\v=sin(\frac12 \pi n x)\cdot \frac12 \pi n ...
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Integral differentiation with infinite bound (differentiation of expected value)

I am trying to proove the following: $$\frac{d}{dx}\int_x^{\infty}(z-x)f_Z(z)dz=1-F_Z(x)$$ Where $f_Z$ and $F_Z$ are resp. the probability density and cumulative distribution functions of a random ...
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On the integration of a Lebague measurable function [on hold]

Sincerely need help on this question, anyone who has any ideas please don't hesitate to tell me :)
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Integral $\frac{\sqrt{1+x^2}}{x}$

I understand that I will be using trig substitution, and tangent will be what is used, but I get confused later down the road when integrating with the trig.
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When is the riemann integral of a finite-variation process square-integrable?

Let us say $X_t$ is a continuous finite-variation process and $f(t, x)$ a $C^{1, 1}$ function. We define $$ Y_t = \int^t_0 f(s, X_s)\, \mathrm ds $$ Are there any general results pertaining to ...
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Trouble solving this differential equation: $x'=3(x-2)$, $x(0)=-1$.

Find the solution of the differential equation x'=3(x-2) given initial value condition of x(0)=-1 Here's my attempt. x'=3(x-2) dx/dt = 3(x-2) dx/x-2 = 3dt int dx/x-2 = int 3dt+c ln|x-2| = 3 + C ...
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Divergence theorem and applying cylindrical coordinates

This time my question is based on this example Divergence theorem I wanted to change the solution proposed by Omnomnomnom to cylindrical coordinates. $$ \iiint_R \nabla \cdot F(x,y,z)\,dz\,dy\,dx = ...
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Real integral done by complex methods [duplicate]

$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{cosx}{x^2+25} dx $ = $ \frac{\pi}{5e^5}$ Any ideas?
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green's second identity application

I need to use the green's second identity in order to prove the following equality: $$ \int_{\mathbb{R}^2} \ln (\sqrt{x^2+y^2})\Delta f = -2\pi f(0)$$ where $f: \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ ...
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Bound on the mean value of function involving Hilbert transform

Consider the integral $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} x|A|^2_x\mathbb{H}(|A|^2_x) \ dx,$$ where $A=A(x,t)$ is a complex valued, compact function (I mean this in the heuristic sense that $A$ vanishes ...
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Volume of revolution on an area crossing the axis

Suppose a question asks for the volume of revolution about the x axis to be found on a piece of area enclosed between 2 graphs, where the area crosses the x-axis. In this case, the method involving ...
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Switching the order of integration [duplicate]

I need to switch the order of integration for the following function: $$ \int_{0}^{1} \int_{0}^{1-x} \int_{0}^{x+y} f[x,y,z] dz dy dx $$ to the order: $$ \int_{?}^{?} \int_{?}^{?} \int_{?}^{?} ...
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How to solve this integration?

I want to solve this $$\int_0^w (b/x)^{a+1} e^{(cx-(b/x)^a)} dx$$ where $a$, $b$, and $c$ are arbitrary positive real numbers. Do i have to solve it numerically? I have no clue to solve this ...
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About a curve and its direction at every point

Consider the following class of problems: Consider a plane (or $\mathbb{R}^n$ in general). Let to any point of the plane corresponds a set of directions (set of unit vectors, I mean). Does there ...
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Finding the root mean square of a sum of trig functions

$$v(t) = 3 - 2\sin(t) + 8\sin^2(t)$$ To find the rms of this function, I first figured out that the period $T = 2\pi$. I then set up the equation: $V = \sqrt{\frac{1}{T}\int^T_0v^2(t)\,dt}$ ...
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HJM Model vs Leibniz integral rule

I state that I'm an electronic engineer (undergraduate), then the my knowledges about advanced mathematics are almost null. A colleague asked to me an help about one point of the proof of the theorem ...
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Which is the justification for this indefinite integral relation? [on hold]

Why is the following indefinite integral equation correct: $$ \int \frac{\cot(x)}{\sin^2(x)} dx= -\frac{1}{2}\cot^2(x) $$ What are the necessary steps?
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Area under the given curve [on hold]

The area under the curve $\displaystyle y = \frac{|x-3| + |x+1|}{|x+3| + |x-1|}$ , $x$-axis and the ordinates at $x = -3$ and $x = 1$
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How to evaluate $\int \dfrac {x^3} {1+x^6} dx $?

How to evaluate $\int \dfrac {x^3} {1+x^6} dx $ ? I am completely at a loss , please help , thanks in advance .
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solving definite integral problems without complex line integral

It is well known that some definite integrals such as $$\int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{dx}{a+\cos{x}}$$ $$\int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{\sin{x}}{x}dx$$ are solved by using complex analysis techniques. (It uses ...
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I'm stuck in this one of trig substitution for fuctions.

I got this: $$\int\frac{dx}{\sqrt{(4x^2-9)^3}}.$$ I know that the answer is: $$\frac{x}{9*\sqrt{4x^2-9}}+c.$$ And with the steps that I know about this type of substitution, I came up here, but.. ...
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What method we use when n = odd for evaluate the integral using simpson's rule ??? [on hold]

hi any one can tell me What method we use when n = odd for evaluate the integral using simpson's rule ??? plz help....
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Evaluating $~\int_0^1\sqrt{\frac{1+x^n}{1-x^n}}~dx~$ and $~\int_0^1\sqrt[n]{\frac{1+x^2}{1-x^2}}~dx$

How could we prove that $$\int_0^1\sqrt{\frac{1+x^n}{1-x^n}}~dx~=~a\cdot2^{a-1}~\bigg[\frac12~B\bigg(\frac a2,~\frac a2\bigg)~+~B\bigg(\dfrac{a+1}2,~\dfrac{a+1}2\bigg)\bigg],$$ where ...
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Can you explain the result in this one, please?

I tried complete the square, but it doesn't work I got this: $\int\frac{xdx}{\sqrt{3-2x-x^2}}$ And I know that the answer is: $-{\sqrt{3-2x-x^2}}-\arcsin(\frac{x+1}{2})+c$
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Summation of the reciprocals of the product of consecutive integers

It is well known that there is a closed formula for: $$\frac{1}{1 \cdot 2} + \frac{1}{2 \cdot 3} + \cdots + \frac{1}{(n)(n + 1)}$$ And likewise for: $$\frac{1}{1 \cdot 2 \cdot 3} + \frac{1}{2 \cdot ...
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Example of a Riemann integrable sequence of functions such that the the sequence of Riemann integrals diverges but… (see below)?

Is there a sequence $(f_n)$ of Riemann integrable functions such that $\lim f_n(x) = f(x)$ almost everywhere on $[a,b]$ and $\lim\int_a^bf_n$ does not exists in Riemann sense, but it does in Lebesgue ...
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Solving Poisson's Equation in 1-D for a point charge?

Ok so I was trying to solve the Poisson's equation for a point charge with a Fourier transform to get the familiar equation. This is what I did so far: So ultimately I am trying to solve this in 3 ...
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for which values of $\alpha \in \mathbb R$ is $f$ integrable?

For which values $\alpha \in \mathbb{R}$ is $f$ integrable? $$f: \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R} : f(x, y) = x \frac{\ln(1 + x^2 + y^2)}{(x^2 + y^2)^\alpha} $$ if $ (x,y) \neq (0, 0) $ and $ ...
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Limit of an integral of a continuous real-valued function

If $f:[0,{\infty})\to\mathbb R$ continuous and $\lim_{x\to\infty} f(x)=a$. Show that: $$ \lim_{x\to\infty} \frac1x\int_{0}^{x} f(t)\ \mathsf dt = a. $$ If: $$ \lim_{x\to\infty} \frac1x ...
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How does $\int (\cos(x))^{-2}dx$ equal to $\tan(x)$?

How does $$\int \frac{1}{\cos^2(x)} dx= \tan(x)+ C$$ ?
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How do I integrate$ \int\frac{1}{e^{2x}+e^x} \,dx $ [on hold]

How do I integrate following function? $$ \int\frac{1}{e^{2x}+e^x} \,dx $$
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Finding a general integral

$$ \int\limits_{0}^{1}{\frac{\ln(1+{t}^{a})}{1+t} \;\mathrm{d}t} $$ I have tried many tings but I am just not successful in any of them - Feynman, summation inside integral, Beta function ...
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Integration of $\displaystyle \frac{e^x-1}{e^x+1}$ w.r.t. $x$ [on hold]

I tried a lot but unable to find out the solution of $$ \int\left(\frac{e^x-1}{e^x+1}\right)dx$$ Please solve it.
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Cauchy formula for repeated Lebesgue integration

Is there an equivalent of the Cauchy formula for repeated integration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cauchy_formula_for_repeated_integration) for the following \begin{equation} f^{(-n)}(x) = \int_a^x ...
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How to determine the function from the following?

The graph of a certain function contains the point $ (0,2)$ and has the property that for each number 'p' the line tangent to $y = f(x)$ at $(p, f(p))$ intersect the x-axis at p + 2. Find $f(x)$ The ...
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Evaluate the integral $\int_0^{\infty} e^{\frac{-t(s-1)^2}{2}} \left( \frac{t(s-1)^3}{3} \right) ds$

I am attempting to evaluate the integral (where $t \rightarrow \infty$) $$I(t) = \int_0^{\infty} e^{\frac{-t(s-1)^2}{2}} \left( \frac{t(s-1)^3}{3} \right) ds$$ which occurs in the calculation of the ...
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“Trig Substitutions”, I tried half- angle and trig indentity in this one, but doesn't work

I´m really lost in this one. $\int \sin^3 (2x) \cos^2 (2x) dx$ I know that the answer is: $\frac{1}{10}cos^5(2x)-\frac{1}{6}cos^3(2x) + c$ Please help
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Why does WolframAlpha's expression for $\int\frac{dx}{x\sqrt{x^4-4}}$ disagree with my own?

$$\int\frac{1}{x\sqrt{x^4-4}}$$ My teacher gave us these notes and I'm unsure if they're correct. Wolfram gives a different answer, and when I derive I might have messed up. Thanks.
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integration by parts of $25\, (1-\sin^{2}x)$

I need help solving this integration of parts problem. I've tried a few different solutions and keep getting the wrong answer. This question is in regards to this problem take the integral by parts ...
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Integrating a cost function over a normal distribution

Let's say you have a cost function $C(x)$ and you want to understand the expected cost if the input follows the normal distribution $$X \sim \mathcal{N}(\mu,\sigma ^2)\\ $$ If I want to find my ...
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Splitting up a double integral

I need to compute the following integral: $$ 2\pi\nu^2\int^a_be^{x^2}\int_{-\infty}^xerfcx(-y)dydx, $$ where $erfcx(x)=e^{x^2}erfc(x)$, $erfc(x)=1 - erf(x)$, and $erf(x)$ is the error function. The ...
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Applying the definition of Lebesgue Integral to specific functions

I am fairly sure this question will sound rather naive, but I do have a problem with applying the Lebesgue Integral. Actually this question can be divide in two sub-question, related to two examples I ...
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How to evaluate this definite integral? [on hold]

How to evaluate the integral $$\int_0^t \left(-a t + \big(1+ \dfrac{2bt}{3}\big)^{-3/2}\right)^{5/3} dt$$ Here $a$ and $b$ are some positive real numbers smaller than $1$.
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Why is the metric $d(f,g)=\int_a^b|f(x)-g(x)|dx$ important?

The metric $d(f,g)=\int_a^b|f(x)-g(x)|dx$ appeared twice when I was studying. The author said that the space of Riemann integrable function with the metric $d$ is not complete, but the space $L^1$ ...
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Finding the definite integral of a trigonometric expression

Find the integral of $$ \int_0^{\frac{\pi}{2}}{{\sqrt{\sin(2\theta)}} \cdot \sin(\theta)d\theta}$$ I got $$I=\int_0^\frac{\pi}{4}{\sqrt{\sin(2\theta)} \cdot (\sin(\theta)+\cos(\theta))d\theta}$$ But, ...
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Can I solve this integral with a squared sum in it?

Title says it all. By now I have tried by hand and I think that it is indeed solvable, but I can't handle the very long terms. I tried to run the thing through SAGEs integrator: ...
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Solve complex integral with $\Gamma$-function

Let $s\in\mathbb C$ and $r\in\mathbb R$. In the integral $$\int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{1}{z^{r+s}\overline{z}^s} dx$$ we have $z=x+iy$ where $y>0$ is fixed. I read that you can explicitly compute ...