Concerns all aspects of integration, including the integral definition and computational methods. For questions solely about the properties of integrals, use in conjunction with (indefinite-integral), (definite-integral), (improper-integrals) or another tag(s) that typically describe(s) the types of ...

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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?

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 relate the following function with Thomaes function

I am wondering how I can go about comparing the following functions $f(x)=\begin{cases} 1/n &\text{if $x=\frac{1}{n}$} \\ 0 &\text{else} \\ \end{cases}$ On the interval $[0,1]$, with the ...
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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 = ...
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Give that $f$ is a decreasing continuous function and that $f(x+y) = f(x) + f(y) -f(x)f(y)$ and $f'(0)=-1;$ Then find $\int_{0}^{1}f(x)dx$

Give that $f$ is a decreasing continuous function and that $$f(x+y) = f(x) + f(y) -f(x)f(y)$$ and $f'(0)=-1;$ Then it is to be found what is $\int_{0}^{1}f(x)dx$ I am at a loss on how to approach ...
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meaning of definite integral

So to my knowledge a definite integral's significance is how it shows the "intensity" or area under the curve for a function. However, I am confused then why the definite integral for x from 0 to 1 ...
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Prove that a function is Riemann integrable directly, using $\epsilon-P$

I know there already are questions like these, but I still don't understand how to prove it. Question: Prove that $f$ is Riemann integrable on $[0,1]$ if $$f(x) = \begin{cases} x^2 \sin (1/x) ...
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Substitution and Partial Fractions (Integration)

$$\int\frac{dx}{x-\sqrt[4]{x}}$$ given the substitution $x=u^{4}, dx=4u^{3}du$ $$=\int\frac{4u^{3}du}{u^{4}-u}=\int\frac{4u^{3}du}{u(u^{3}-1)}=\int\frac{4u^{2}du}{(u^{3}-1)}$$ At this point I ...
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How do you differentiate the integral from $ \int_{e^{-x}}^{e^x} \sqrt{1+t^2}\,dt$ [duplicate]

How do you differentiate the integral from $e^{-x}$ to $e^x$ of $\sqrt(1+t^2)$ with respect to t? $$ \int_{e^{-x}}^{e^x} \sqrt{1+t^2}\,dt $$ I know the answer is $$ e^x\sqrt{1+e^{2x}} + ...
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To refute : a function with one discontinuity point is integrable on $\left[0, 1\right]$

If, let $f: \left[ 0, 1\right] \to \mathbb{R}$ continuous with only one discontinuity point is integrable on $\left[ 0, 1 \right]$. I think this is false but I can't find a example that contradicts ...
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How to calculate the integral of exponential of complex exponential?

How to express $$\int^{\pi}_{-\pi}e^{c \cdot e^{j\omega}}d\omega$$ in closed form, where $c$ is a constant? Should it be some Bessel function?
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References for the “extended” Green and Stokes' theorem.

I was watching these videos from MIT's series: Green, Stokes. And I didn't understand the justification: their "extended version" of the theorems. I looked up on google and couldn't find many ...
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Riemann-Stieltjes Integral Substitution

I want to prove $\int^b_a\,f(g(x))\,dg(x) = \int^{g(b)}_{g(a)}\,f(x)\,dx$ for all f continuous. Firstly, $\int^b_a\,f(g(x))\,dg(x) = \int^b_a\,f(g(x))g'(x)\,dx$, since g is continuous and ...
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Error Bounds with Trapezoidal Formula

I know there are some posts about the same thing but I am unable to do my specific question or at least, I don't think I'm doing it the right way. The question asks me to use the Trapezoidal Error ...
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tough definite integral: $\int_0^\frac{\pi}{2}x\ln^2(\sin x)~dx$

Any ideas on $\int_0^\frac{\pi}{2}x\ln^2(\sin x)\ dx$ ? Best numerical approximation I can get is $0.2796245358$ Is there even a closed form solution?
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Closed form for this integral $I=\int_0^{1}\frac{{\arcsin}({x^2})}{\sqrt{1-x^2}}dx$

I’m trying to find a closed form for this integral.Any help is appreciated.Thanks $$I=\int_0^{1}\frac{{ \arcsin}({x^2})}{\sqrt{1-x^2}}dx$$
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A general case - Leibniz rule

Given the Leibniz rule: $$\frac{d}{dy}\int^a_b f(x,y) dx = \int_b^a \frac{\partial f}{\partial y} (x,y) dx$$ How do I prove a more general case using the chain rule and the above: $$\frac{d}{dy} ...
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Changing the order of integration? - $ \int_{-5}^{5}dx\int_{-7}^{\sqrt{25-x^2}}f(x,y)dy$

I'm trying to change the order of the integral and I don't understand it very well. I am trying to understand it by following solution to another example but still - I would appreciate any hints or ...
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what is $\int_{\gamma}\frac{2}{(z+2)^2}dz$ with $\gamma(t)=t+it\sin(\frac{\pi}{t})$ for $t>0$?

Again a question about integration. Consider the integral $$\int_{\gamma}\frac{2}{(z+2)^2}dz,$$where $\gamma:[0,1]\to\mathbb{R}$ such that $\gamma(0)=0$ and $\gamma(t)=t+it\sin(\frac{\pi}{t})$ if ...
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Inner Product of Chebyshev polynomials of the second kind with $x$ as weighting

I have tried to solve the integral $${\int_0^1 U_n (x) U_m (x)x dx },$$ where ${U_n (x) }$ denotes Chebyshev polynomial of the second kind. Solving the integration and checking the result, I ...
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Minimum of four exponential variables

Four accidents occur independently, with each accident following an exponential distribution with a mean of 22.5. What is the expected value of the minimum of the four accidents? Attempt: ...
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Double integral over the set with an absolute value of $y$

I need to calculate an integral over the set: $$D \colon 0\leq x\leq \pi\text{ and }|y|\leq x$$ from the set (definite integral) $D \int \cos(y)dA$ I don't understand what $|y| \leq x$ means. Can ...
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How can I calculate this integral of a differential form in a surface?

I'm trying to integrate the 2-form $\omega = A(y) dx \wedge dy - dx \wedge dz + B(z)dz \wedge dy $ in the set $R_f=\{(x,y,z),\quad z=f(x,y)\quad x^2+y^2 \neq 1 \}$ with $f$ a differentiable function ...