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An alternative way to determine when $\int_{0}^{\infty} \cos(\alpha x) \prod_{m=1}^{n} J_{0}(\beta_{m} x) \, dx =0$

Let $J_{0}(z)$ be the Bessel function of the first kind of order zero, and assume that $\alpha$ and $\beta_{m}$ are positive real parameters. When $|z|$ is large in magnitude and $-\pi < \arg(z) ...
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Integrate $\int{ \left( \frac{1-x}{1+x} \right)^\frac{3}{2}dx}$

Integrate $$\int{ \left(\frac{1-x}{1+x} \right)^\frac{3}{2}dx}$$ I guess that there is sub $x = \cos t$ so integral gets to $$\int{ \left(\tan \frac{t}{2} \right)^3 d\cos t}$$ then I used that $\sin t ...
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Surface are of a curve $y=\sin \left(\frac{\pi x}{6} \right)$ rotated about the $x$ axis.

I'm doing a problem involving finding the surface area of the curve for $y=\sin \left(\frac{\pi x}{6} \right)$, rotated about the $x$ axis, for $[0 < x < 6]$. I got as far as $\frac{72}{\pi} ...
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Problem with convolution, insecure

$$f(t)= t^2\cdot u(t),\quad g(t)=t^4\cdot u(t)$$ I know that I need to use convolution theorem to solve this problem, but I really don't know what to do with step functions. Do I need to include ...
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Evaluating this surface integral

I want to evaluate the following surface integral $$\int_S d S \, \, \exp\left(\frac{\Gamma^2 (x^2 \sigma_x^2 + y^2 \sigma_y^2 + z^2 \sigma_z^2) - 2 c R \Gamma (x x_0 + y y_0 + z z_0)}{2 c^2 ...
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Clever way of calculating the integral $ \int \frac{dt}{t^2\sqrt{t-2} } $

$$ \int \frac{\text{d}t}{t^2\sqrt{t-2} } $$ I know it can be calculated using somewhat complicated substitutions, but is there possibly some clever way of solving that type of integral? I don't ...
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Integral of least squares and general rules of integration to solve the integral.

My calculus is very rusty and I am interested to know if the following is solvable: $$ \int_0^{\pi}( \log( \frac {(x_0 + e^{-i\omega})(x_0 + e^{i\omega})(x_1 + ...
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How would you calculate $(200\int_0^\infty e^{-0.8t}-e^{-1.8t}\,dt)/(250\int_0^\infty e^{-0.8t} \,dt)$?

$$\frac{200\int_0^\infty e^{-0.8t}-e^{-1.8t} \, dt}{250\int_0^\infty e^{-0.8t} \, dt}$$ I am confused as to how you would integrate the e's from zero to infinity. What steps would you take? By the ...
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reduction formula for $\int \tan^n (2x)dx$

Establish a reduction formula for $$\int \tan^n (2x)dx$$ My attempt, Let $I_{n}=\int \tan^n (2x)dx$ $=\int \tan^2 (2x) \tan^{n-2} (2x)dx$ $=\int (\sec^2 (2x)-1)\tan^{n-2}(2x)dx$ $=\int ...
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Prove that the condition $x(\tau)>\xi$ of a divergent integral implies that $x(t)>\xi$

Let $ E, J \subset \mathbb R$ be open intervals and let functions $h:J \to \mathbb R$ and $g: E \to \mathbb R$ be continuous. let $\xi \in E$ and assume that $g(\xi)=0$. Define $f:J \times E \to ...
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Calculate $\int_0^1 \ \int_0^1 \ x \sin \lvert x^2-y^2 \lvert \; dx \; dy$

$$\int_0^1 \ \int_0^1 \ x \ \sin \lvert x^2-y^2 \lvert dx \ dy $$ $$\int_0^1 \frac{1}{2} \Big[ \sin \lvert x^2-y^2 \lvert \Big]_0^1 \ dy= \int_0^1 \frac{1}{2} \Big( \sin \lvert 1-y^2 \lvert - ...
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integrate $\int \frac{dx}{x\sqrt{1-x}}$

$$\int \frac{dx}{x\sqrt{1-x}}$$ $$\int \frac{dx}{x\sqrt{1-x}}$$ $u=1-x$ $du=-dx$ $$-\int \frac{du}{(1-u)\sqrt{u}}$$ $a(1-u)+b\sqrt{u}=1\Rightarrow a-au+b\sqrt{u}=1$ $a=1\Rightarrow ...
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How to solve without involving hyperbolic function.

How to solve this integral without involving hyperbolic functions? $$\int \frac{1}{4-5\sin^2 x}dx$$ The answer is $\frac{1}{4}(\ln (\sin x+2 \cos x)-\ln(2\cos x-\sin x))+c$
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Imaginary number and absolute value integral - Fourier transform

I came across this integral problem: $$\hat f(\xi)=\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty} e^{-|x|+xi\xi}dx$$ Now I know how to integrate simple absolute value functions like: $\int_{-2}^{4}|x-2| dx$, we just ...
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Density of $L^\infty(\Omega)h$ in $L^p(\Omega)$ where $h \in L^p(\Omega)$

Let $(\Omega,\mu)$ be a finite measure space. Suppose $1\leq p <\infty$. Let $h$ be an element of $L^p(\Omega)$ with $h >0$ a.e.. How show that the subspace $L^\infty(\Omega)h=\{ f h\ :\ f\in ...
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Indefinite trignometric integral

I tried $u$-substitution and $uv$-substitution, can't seem to figure this out... any help would be appreciated! Question: $$\int\frac{x}{\cos(x)}\,dx$$ Thanks!!!
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How to find differentiation and integration of curves in general?

Graph of function $f(x)$ How do I go about finding integration and differentiation of curves like these which yield other curves?
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Finding Value of C to Maximize Area

f(x)=$xe^{-\sqrt x}$ Find the value of c, such that the area bounded between the graph, the x-axis, x=c, and x=c+1 is maximized. Find the maximum area. I don't know where to start with this one. I ...
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How to account for solids of revolution around vertical lines to the right of the x axis?

I'm trying to find the volume of a solid created by rotating the region enclosed between $x=y^2$ and $x=1$ around the line $x=8$. Noting that the intersections of the functions occur at $(0,0)$ and ...
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Vector integral in $N$ dimensions.

In $N$ dimensions I want to do an integral of the flux through an $N-1$ dimensional surface. The usual vector calculus integration theorems help by allowing integration around the perimeter of the ...
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Trouble getting between steps when solving integral

I've having a lot of trouble trying to figure out how they're getting from the step in blue to the one in red. Can some one please explain that?
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Estimate integration

Suppose $n<<k$ and $n<i<k$. How can I estimate this integral: $\int_{1}^{k-i} x^{-0.4}*(x+i-1)^{-0.4}dx$. I would like to get the result in the form of O(f(k,i)). Since the integrand is ...
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Finding Fourier series constant and integral

I have been studying Griffith's Intro to Electrodynamics. I am studying differential equations and Fourier series. I am studying the problem discussed here: Why is this allowed? ("Fourier's ...
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Volume of region in the first octant bounded by coordinate planes and a parabolic cylinder?

Find the volume of the solid region in the first octant bounded by the coordinate planes, the plane $y + z = 2$ and the parabolic cylinder $x = 4 - y^2$. I have a final answer, I would just like to ...
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Integrate $\int \frac{x^7}{(1-x^4)^2}dx$

$$\int \frac{x^7}{(1-x^4)^2}dx$$ I have tried to simplify the expression, to use U substation, any idea where to start from?
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Is there a close form expression for the integral $ \int_a^b |x-c|^n e^{-x^2/2} $

Is there a close form expression for the integral \begin{align} \int_a^b |x-c|^n e^{-x^2/2} dx \end{align} by close form I mean it can be in terms of well know functions such as $Q$-function, ...
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How do I evaluate a series? [on hold]

In this specific example, I don't understand the steps of evaluating this series: \begin{align} &\frac{12}{n}\left(\left[\sum_{i=1}^n-7\right]+\sum_{i=1}^n\left[\frac{-12}{n}\cdot ...
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Arc length of Archimedes Spiral $ r = \theta $ from $ 0 \le \theta \le 2\pi$

The equation of the Archimedes spiral is given by $$r = \theta$$ The formula for calculating the Arc Length is given by $$L = \int^b_a\sqrt{r^2+\left(\frac{dr}{d\theta}\right)^2}d\theta$$ The ...
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Asymptotic behaviour of an integral depending on a parameter

I am trying to compute the asymptotics on $t$ of the following integral: \begin{equation} I(t)=\int_{\mathbb{R}^{n}}e^{-|\lambda|^{2}/2t}\prod_{i<j}\left( e^{\lambda_{j}/t}-e^{\lambda_{i}/t} ...
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Integrate $\int \frac{x\cos x}{\sin^2x}dx$

$$\int \frac{x\cos x}{\sin^2x}dx$$ $$\int \frac{x\cos x}{\sin^2x}dx=\int \frac{x\cos x}{1-\cos^2x}dx=\int \frac{x\cos x}{(1-\cos x)(1+\cos x)}dx$$ How can I find the two fractions? if there are ...
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How to calculate the area of the visible parts of a 3D PieChart?

I have created a 3D Pie Chart whose major feat (among the others) is to be rotated: I did it to demonstrate how the visual perception of data in a Pie Chart can be distorted depending on the ...
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how to prove if $f$ is integrable and $f'$ too then the limit of $f$ is zero when $x$ go to infinity? [on hold]

If $f$ is a real function on $\mathbb R$ and we have $\int_1^\infty |f(x)|dx < \infty$ and $\int_1^\infty |f'(x)|dx < \infty$ then $\lim_{x\to\infty}f(x)=0$ ?
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Compute $\frac{d}{dt}\int_0^t e^{x(s)}ds$, where $x$ is a standard Brownian motion.

How to compute the following differentiation? Is there a general rule that can be applied? $$\frac{d}{dt}\int_0^t e^{x(s)}ds$$ in the case of $x=W$ where $W$ is a standard brownian motion, is there ...
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Evaluate $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}x^2 e^{-\alpha x^2+\beta x}dx$ [on hold]

As a consequence of this Q, I need some help evaluating the following integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}x^2 e^{-\alpha x^2+\beta x}dx$$ Integration by parts wouldn't simplify things and I guess that ...
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finding area using iterated integral

I am trying to find the area enclosed between $f(x)=\sin x$ and $g(x)=\cos x$ between $x= \pi/4$ to $x = 5 \pi/4$. I got $\int_{\pi/4}^{5\pi/5}\int_{\cos x}^{ \sin x} dydx$. But I am not getting the ...
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How would you integrate this?

If we had the following integral: $$\int_{a}^{b} {\big(1+x^2 \big)^s} \space dx$$ Where $s$ is not given. Is there any general formula for this integration that works for all $s\in \mathbb{R}$?
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Proof of integral involving the inverse hyperbolic secant and cosent

We know that $$ \int \frac{dx}{x \sqrt{a^2 \pm x^2} } = -\frac{1}{a} \ln \frac{a+ \sqrt{a^2 \pm x^2}}{\lvert x\rvert }+C$$ I tried proving this integral setting $x = a \ \mathrm{csch} \ u $ and using ...
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Advanced calculus, Riemann integral.

If $f$ is (Riemann) integrable on $[a,b]$ and if $\int_{a}^{b} fh=0$ for all continuous function $h$, then $f(x)=0$ for all points of continuity of $f$. I know if we have $f$ being continuous on ...
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Improper integral: $\int_1^\infty\frac{\sin(\sqrt{x})}{\sqrt{x}}dx $.

mathematica is reporting that the improper integral $\int_1^\infty\frac{\sin(\sqrt{x})}{\sqrt{x}}dx $ coverges to $2\cos(1)$. However, when I try to confirm this by actually integrating it using ...
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Proof of integral involving hyperbolic tangent

We know that $$ \int \frac{dx}{a^2-x^2} = \frac{1}{2a}\ln \left| \frac{a+x}{a-x}\right| +C$$ (That absolute value sign is supposed to be longer. I apologize for ignorance on how to make that longer on ...
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Flux Through a Closed Curve - Orientation

I want to compute $$\int_{C}\boldsymbol{F}\cdot\boldsymbol{n}\, ds\qquad\quad \boldsymbol{F}=\langle x, y^2\rangle$$ where $C$ is the curve given by the triangle with vertices $(-1,0)$, $(0,1)$ and ...
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Changing integration bounds

I came accross this line: $$x\in [0,1],y\in [0,1]$$ $$E(Y|x)=\int_y y*g(y|x)dx=\int _0^1y*g(y|x)dy$$ Can someone please explain how the second equality holds! Thanks.
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Trigonometric integrals and limits

Show $$\lim_{N\to\infty}g_N(\theta_N)=2\int^\pi_0\frac{\sin x}{x}dx-\pi,$$ where $$g_N(\theta_N)=\int_0^{\theta_N}\frac{\sin[(N+1/2)x]}{\sin(x/2)}dx-\pi,$$ $$\theta_N=\frac{\pi}{N+1/2},$$ and ...
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What is the the integral of $\sqrt{x^a + b}$?

How do you evaluate $\displaystyle\int\sqrt{x^a + b}\,\,\text{dx}$, where $a \neq 0$ and $a \neq 1$? For example, how do you evaluate $\displaystyle\int\sqrt{x^2 + 1}\,\text{dx}$? If we let ...
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Integral involving power of trigonometric functions

I'm having a technical problem evaluating the following integral: $$\int_{r=0}^1\int_{\theta=0}^{\pi \over2} \cos^{2\epsilon -1}\theta \sin^{\epsilon-1}\theta e^{-ikr\sin^\epsilon\theta}d\theta dr$$ ...
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Regarding Apostol's theory of integration

I have some questions regarding the theory of integration as discussed in Tom Apostol's Calculus. Integration is defined using step functions. My question is, is this definition he presents equivalent ...
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integrate $\int \sin^{4}x\cos^{2}x$ [duplicate]

$$\int \sin^{4}x\cos^{2}xdx$$ $$\int \sin^{4}x\cos^{2}xdx=\int (\sin x \cos x)^{2}\sin^2xdx=\int \left(\frac{\sin^{2}2x}{2}\right)\left(\frac{1}{2}-\frac{\cos2x}{2}\right)dx=\int ...
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Integrate $\int_{-\infty}^\infty xe^{-\alpha x^2+\beta x}dx$ [duplicate]

I am familiar with the gauusian integral $$\int_{-\infty}^\infty e^{-\alpha x^2+\beta x}dx=\sqrt{\frac{\pi}{\alpha}}e^{\beta^2/(4\alpha)}$$ Could anyone help me to find out the value of the following? ...
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Limit with number of integrals tending to infinity

Let $F_0(x) = \ln x$. For $n \geq 0$ and $x >0$, let $F_{n+1}(x)=\int_0^x F_n(t)dt$. Evaluate $$\lim_{n \to \infty} \frac{n! F_n(1)}{\ln n}$$ Because the final intergal is from $0$ to $1$, I ...
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To prove or refute: $\lim_{N \to \infty} \frac{1}{N} \sum_{n=1}^{N} f\left( \frac{n}{N} \right) = 1$ then $f \in R\left( \left[ 0, 1 \right] \right)$ [on hold]

Let $f : \left[ 0, 1 \right] \to \mathbb{R}$ such that $$\lim_{N \to \infty} \frac{1}{N} \sum_{n=1}^{N} f\left( \frac{n}{N} \right) = 1.$$ Then, $f \in R\left( \left[ 0, 1 \right] \right)$ and ...