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Setting up a volume-finding calculation

I'm asked to find the volume inside the sphere $x^2+y^2+z^2=25$ and outside the cylinder $x^2+y^2=1$. I approached the volume $V$ in the following way: ...
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how can I integrate this definite integral?

When I look at it, I have no idea how to work on it. any hits! Thank you
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how can i change specifically the intervals of a double integral?

I know how to change the intervals of an integral, for example the integral of $(\sin x)^2$ from $-\pi$ to $\pi$ is equal to $\pi\int_{-1}^1 (\sin πx)^2 \,dx$. I find it difficult to do that in 2D. ...
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Is there a way to use this interpretation of differential forms on manifolds?

I read Rudin's "Principles of Mathematical Analysis". In the part of Differential Forms, he defined them formally. I particularly enjoyed the formal viewpoint, since everywhere else it seems that the ...
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How to find the Maclaurin series for the integral of $e^{x^2}$?

I am trying to find the Maclaurin series for the integral of $e^{x^2}$? What I done so far is that the Maclaurin series for $e^{x^2}$ is $$e^{x^2}=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{x^{2n}}{n!}$$ So would ...
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How to solve this triple integral?

Find the volume of the region bounded below by the cone $$z = \sqrt{x^2 + y^2}$$ and bounded above by the sphere $$x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = 8$$ using triple integrals. The correct answer is $4\pi/5$. ...
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$f, g: X \rightarrow \bar{R}$ are measurable, if $f \leq g$ a.e. then $\int f d\mu \leq \int g d\mu$

Let $(X,M,\mu)$ be a measure space. $f, g: X \rightarrow \bar{R}$ are measurable. If $f \leq g$ a.e. and $\int f d\mu, \int g d\mu$ both exist, show that $\int f d\mu \leq \int g d\mu$. Here a.e. ...
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Convergence of sequence of integrals.

Let $(\mathcal{X}, \mathcal{A}, \mu)$ be a measure space, $f_n: \mathcal{X} \to \Bbb R$ a sequence of measurable functions, and $g_n:\mathcal{X} \to \Bbb R$ integrable functions such that $|f_n| ...
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Any idea ? $\int {\sqrt{1+\sqrt{x}}}/x dx$

$\int \frac{{\sqrt{1+\sqrt{x}}}}{x} dx$ I try with $u=\sqrt x $ but i don't know what to do... Thank you Shadock
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how to show this manipulation in the integral

Let we have: $$G(t)=y_1(t)\int y_2(s)ds$$ when we take the limits as: $$G(t)=y_1(t)\int^t_{t_0} y_2(s)ds$$ then is it possible to write it as: $$G(t)=y_1(t)\int^t_{t_0} y_2(s)ds=\int^t_{t_0} ...
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Center of mass of a barrel partially filled with grain

Bubba has a barrel in the shape of a cylinder of mass 39.4 kg. The barrel has a diameter of 62.4 cm and is 1.32 m tall. He fills the barrel to a depth of 49.5 cm with loose packed grain that has an ...
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Triple integral containing definite integral and exponentials with trigonometric functions

I am attempting to solve the following integral analytically: $$ \int_{z=5i}^{z=1} \int_{t=\csc^{-12}(z)}^{t=2} \int_{\theta=\sin^{t}(z)}^{\theta=t^2} {[\mathrm{e}^{t\cos(\mathrm{e}^{i \theta})} + ...
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Integrate the differential equation of a simple rate equation

Could somebody please show me how to integrate the following: $dA/dt = -kA$ I'm told that the answer is: $A(t) = A(0)e^-kt$ but I do not know why. Could you be explicit in your answer and explain ...
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Calculating a limit of integrals

I am having a problem with the following exercise: Show that for every bounded borelian function $\varphi : \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$, $\underset{n}{lim} \frac{n}{\sqrt{2\pi}} ...
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Equivalent form of a double integral.

I am looking at the second question of this problem set: The iterated integral $\int_0^1 \int_{y/2}^1 e^{x^2} dx \, dy$ can be expressed as (a) $\int_0^1 \int_0^{2x} e^{x^2} dy \, dx$ ...
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Fundamental theorem of calculus problem - trig functions

My problem is: On the interval (0 , pi/2). I know I need to split it in two integrals, but I don't know how. I would appreciate any suggestions on how to proceed.
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Integral with parameter: $\int_{0}^{a}x^2\sqrt{a^2-x^2}dx$

I have the following integral : $$\int_{0}^{a}x^2\sqrt{a^2-x^2}dx$$ I tried to manipulate the integral and then use substitution to get a rational form to arrive at: $$-8a^4\int_0^a ...
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Integration question with square root

$\int\sqrt {(1+3x^2+6x^3}dx$ I tried taking the substitution $u^2=1+3x^2+6x^3$. I was able to simplify the integral to $\frac{1}{(3x)(1+3x)} + \frac{x}{1+3x} + \frac{2x^2}{1+3x}$. I know I can form ...
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Proving $\int_{\frac{\pi}{4}}^{\frac{3\pi}{4}}{e^{\cos(x)}\cot(x)} dx < \frac{1}{e}$

While i was playing around with very weird functions and came across this: $$ \int_{\frac{\pi}{4}}^{\frac{3\pi}{4}}{e^{\cos(x)}\cot(x)}dx \approx 0.3676932086...\approx \frac{1}{e} - ...
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Does there exist such function?

Fix an integer value $k\geq 1$. Let $[0,1]$ the unit interval and let $s\in [0,1]$. Does there exist a function $f$ (which depends on $k$ of course but not on $s$) such that $$\int_s^1 \left( ...
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Integrate $x^{7/3}e^{-x}$ from $0$ to $\infty$

Yes, there's the method of converting this function to gamma function of 10/3. Is there any other way?
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Calculating a limit with infinitely many terms

I've encountered this limit : $$\lim_{n\to\infty} \frac1n \left(\sin\left(\frac{\pi}{n}\right) + \sin\left(\frac{2\pi}{n}\right)+\cdots+\sin{\frac{(n-1)\pi}{n}}\right)$$ Wolfram gives the value: ...
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Improper integral: is it convergent?

Is this integral finite? $$\int_s^t \frac{dx}{x^{1/2} - s^{1/2}}$$ where $s,t \in (0,\infty)$. More generally, I have the following integral $$\int_s^t ...
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$\int_{\Omega}a(t)\, d\mu(t)=\text{const}\Rightarrow a\equiv\text{const}$?

As the title already says I am wondering if $\int_{\Omega}a(t)\, d\mu(t)=\text{const}\Rightarrow a\equiv\text{const}$, whereat $\mu$ is a normalized measure on $\Omega$ Do not know exactly how ...
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Which integrals can be solved using Feynman's Technique?

How to check whether an integral can be easily solved using Feynman's approach. What are the main criteria needed to be taken into account?
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Multivariable integral over a simplex

Let $p$ be a positive integer, let $B > A >0$ and let $\beta >0 $ and $\beta \neq 1/2$. With a help of Mathematica (ie using elementary integration and consecutive simplifications) I have ...
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A complicated question

I have the following operator $A: H^1_{0,p}\longrightarrow H^1_{0,p}$ be defined by \begin{equation} Au(t)=\int_0^{+\infty} G(t,s)q(s)f(s,u(s))\,ds-\sum_{k=0}^{+\infty}G(t,t_k)h(t_k)I(u(t_k)), ...
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Convert time derivative to a function of time

Physics: I am asking for help to derive a general expression for the total amount of energy lost as a function of time from a radiating object. I'll simplify my problem like this: Say for example ...
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Find $\int_{ - \infty }^{ + \infty } {\frac{1} {1 + {x^4}}} \;{\mathrm{d}}x$

How can we find the integral: $$\int_{ - \infty }^{ + \infty } {\frac{1} {1 + {x^4}}} \;{\mathrm{d}}x$$ I tried to find and got it to be $\cfrac{\pi}{\sqrt2}$. Am I correct? Please help me with an ...
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Solve for $\int \sqrt{x}(\sqrt{x}-2x)^2 dx $

$\int \sqrt{x}(\sqrt{x}-2x)^2 dx $ so I solved this using U-substitution where $u= \sqrt{x}$ so my $du2\sqrt{x}=dx$ then it will be $2 \int u^2(u-2u^2)^2$ and just expand then distribute the $u^2$ so ...
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Question regarding double integrals

Regarding the Buffon's needle case for long needles of length $ l>t, $ (the distance between the parallel lines on the floor), we need to solve the integral $$ \int_{\theta=0}^{\frac{\pi}{2}} ...
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Evluating triple integrals via Spherical coordinates

Use Spherical coordinates to evaluate the triple integral $$\iiint_{\mathrm{x^2+y^2+z^2<z}}\sqrt{x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}}\, dV,$$ What I tried Converting $x^2+y^2+z^2<z$ to Spherical coordinates ...
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Integral Contest [on hold]

Before you answer this OP, please read all the terms and conditions below. Thank you... Today I hold an unofficial little contest on brilliant.org. Now, I will hold it here on Math S.E. It's just for ...
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How to calculate this kind of integral? [on hold]

General form: $$ \int \sqrt{\alpha x^3 + \beta x^2 + \gamma x + \delta} \, dx $$ Example: $$ \int \sqrt{\frac{2}{3} x^3 + x^2 + 4} \, dx $$ Please describe more details.(I'm a freshman.) I will ...
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Real analytic methods for the following integral

A few days back, the following integral was posted $$\int_0^1 x^x(1-x)^{1-x}\sin(\pi x)\,dx=\frac{\pi e}{24}$$ The integral was answered using complex analysis tools but I am interested in other ...
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feedback on my solution (improper integral)

i have done this improper integral but i am not sure if i have followed the correct procedure or my answer is correct. Please help!
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feedback on my solution (integration)

I need help in this problem. I managed to find the answer for this problem by using mathmatica but cannot do the working for it. i have done most of it but i am stuck on the last part.
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how to calculate the following definate integral [on hold]

∫f(a,b,x)dx= Antiderivative or integral could not be found.
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A Riemann Integrability Question

Define $f:\mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$. For any fixed closed interval $[a,b] $,$f(x) $ is $Riemann$ integrable on $[a,b].$ Proof:$\forall a,b;c,d\in\mathbb{R},a<b,c<d.$ $f (x+y) $ is ...
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Please solve this basic question [on hold]

integral of ${sec}^ \theta\, dx$ "i need the answer immediately"
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Really tricky integration-----double U and trig substitution

The definite integral $h(x) = \sin x/(1 + x^2)$ on the closed interval $[-1,1]$ $\tan^2(x) + 1 = \sec^2(x)$, $x = \tan(@)$ $$x = \tan(@)$$ $$dx = \sec^2(@) d@$$ now I have to find sin9x0 in terms ...
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integration featuring the unit step function

Compute the following integrals I don't know how to use MathJaX so here's a link to the image of the integrals where u(t) is the unit step function and σ is some variable of integration
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How do I approach this double integral?

Let $R$ be the region inside $$x^2+y^2 = 1$$ but outside $$x^2+y^2 = 2y$$ with $x \ge 0 $ and $y \ge 0$ Let $$u = x^2 + y^2$$ and $$v = x^2+ y^2 - 2y$$ Compute $ \iint_R xe^y dxdy$ using this change ...
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Integration by parts partial derivatives

Given $$\int_x \int_t \Big( \frac{\partial}{\partial t}u(x,t) + \frac{\partial}{\partial x}f(u(x,t)) \Big) \phi(x,t)~~ dt dx = 0$$ How can I apply integration by parts in order to have the ...
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Calculate $\int_0^1f(x)dx$

Calculate $\int_0^1f(x)dx$,where $$\ f(x) = \left\{ \begin{array}{l l} 0 & \quad \text{if $x=0$ }\\ n & \quad \text{if $x\in(\frac{1}{n+1},\frac{1}{n}]$} \end{array} \right.$$ ...
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Integrate $\int \csc 2Q\,\mathrm{d}Q$

I need to use $\cot Q+\tan Q=2\csc 2Q$ to integrate $$\int \csc 2Q\,\mathrm{d}Q.$$ the integral becomes $$\frac12\int\left(\frac{\cos Q}{\sin Q} + \frac{\sin Q}{\cos Q}\right)\,\mathrm{d}Q$$ ...
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Integration of $F(\sum_k x_k)$ over positive orthant

Problem Suppose we some function $F\left(\sum\limits_{k=1}^n x_k\right)$ over the positive orthant $[0,\infty)^n$. Show that this this is proportional to the integral $\int\limits_0^\infty ...
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Is there a clever way to determine negative area of an integral?

Given some continuous, integratable function f(x) that has only positive area over a range from x1 to x2...is there a way to determine the negative area of the integral of f(x) - c (from x1 to x2), ...
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Closed form of $\int_0^1\left(\frac{\arctan x}{x}\right)^n\,dx$

Inspired by this question, is there a closed-form of $$\int_0^1\left(\frac{\arctan x}{x}\right)^n\,dx\,?$$ Here $n \in \mathbb{N_+}$. In the answers to the question above we could find proofs of ...
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Find $f$ such that $f''(x) = 2+ \cos x$, $f(0) = -1$, $f(\pi/2) = 0$

Find $f$ such that $f''(x) = 2+ \cos x$, $f(0) = -1$, $f(\pi/2) = 0$ I integrated it once to get, $2x + \sin x + C$, $C$ being a constant. Then I integrated it a second time to get $x^2 - \cos x ...