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Confusion about Spherical Coordinates Transformation

We have a function $$f(x,y,z) = \frac{e^{-x^2 -y^2 -z^2}}{\sqrt{x^2+y^2+z^2}}$$ and we want to integrate it over the whole $\mathbb{R}^3$. Then what i got is the following: $$\int_{\mathbb{R}^3}^ \! ...
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Just calculus, the integral = 0 and the argument inside integral = 0?

It is really hard for me to make a title to describe my question. Below is my question: Suppose $f(y-x)$ is a known Gaussian function defined as $$ f(y-x) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}} \exp ...
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Finite Measure Space: Integral Closure = Bochner Integral

I can't sleep for so long time as the integral gives me headaches. I was looking for so many approaches. Now another one. Hope this works... Let $\Omega$ be a finite measure space and $E$ a Banach ...
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Integral $\int_1^{\sqrt{2}}\frac{1}{x}\ln\left(\frac{2-2x^2+x^4}{2x-2x^2+x^3}\right)dx$

Calculate the following integral: \begin{equation} \int_1^{\sqrt{2}}\frac{1}{x}\ln\left(\frac{2-2x^2+x^4}{2x-2x^2+x^3}\right)dx \end{equation} I am having trouble to calculate the integral. I ...
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any simple method to do integration?

$$\int_{-2}^{x^{2}-2x}e^{t}.e^{t^2} dt = ?$$ What i did is... on rewriting it , $$\int_{-2}^{x^{2}-2x}e^{t+t^2} dt=\frac{e^{t+t^2}}{t^2/2+t^3/3} $$ and then substituting limits is very long process ...
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Properties of the Double Layer Potential

Consider the double layer potential $$ W_{\nu}(x) = \int_{\partial\Omega} \nu(y) \frac{\partial}{\partial n_y}\left( \frac{1}{|x - y|} \right) d \sigma_y $$ for a bounded region $\Omega \in \mathbb ...
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Simpler way to compute a definite integral without resorting to partial fractions?

I found the method of partial fractions very laborious to solve this definite integral : $$\int_0^\infty \frac{\sqrt[3]{x}}{1 + x^2}\,dx$$ Is there a simpler way to do this ?
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What types of integrals cannot be solved using improper Riemann-Stieltjes Integration?

I came across the wikipedia discussion of the Riemann-Stieltjes integral. The first sentence in the "Generalization" section gave me pause: An important generalization is the Lebesgue–Stieltjes ...
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Itzykson-Zuber integral over orthogonal groups

I would like to know is there a closed form expression for the following Itzykson-Zuber integral for the orthogonal case. $I=\int_{\mathcal{O}(p)} ...
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Is there an integral that proves $\pi > 333/106$?

The following integral, $$ \int_0^1 \frac{x^4(1-x)^4}{x^2 + 1} \mathrm{d}x = \frac{22}{7} - \pi $$ is clearly positive, which proves that $\pi < 22/7$. Is there a similar integral which proves ...
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A closed form of $\int_0^1\frac{\ln\ln\left(\frac{1}{x}\right)}{x^2-x+1}dx$

This integral has been bugging me since yesterday: $$\int_0^1\frac{\ln\ln\left(\frac{1}{x}\right)}{x^2-x+1}dx$$ I've tried substitution $y=\frac{1}{x}$ and $e^y=\frac{1}{x}$, but those didn't ...
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Area of spherical cap with integrals

Given a sphere $S$ of fixed diameter $D$ (or radius $R=D/2$, it will be convenient to have both, I suppose), and a point $P$ on its surface, let's create a ball $B$ of variable radius $r$ with its ...
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Evaluate $ \int_{0}^{\frac{\pi}{2}}\frac{1}{(1+x^2)(1+\tan x)}\,\mathrm dx$

Evaluate the following integral$$\int_{0}^{\Large\frac{\pi}{2}}\frac{1}{(1+x^2)(1+\tan x)}\,\mathrm dx$$ My Attempt: Let $$\tag1 I = \int_{0}^{\Large\frac{\pi}{2}}\frac{1}{(1+x^2)(1+\tan ...
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Double integral and variable change

I have to calculate $\int\int_D x dxdy$ where D is the parallelogram whose vertices are $(-\frac 23, -\frac 13),(\frac 23,\frac 13),(\frac 43,-\frac 13),(0,-1)$ using a linear variable change that ...
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Set function integal

We have a vector $y$ ($\sum_i y_i=1$). Define $S(r) = \{i, y_i\geq r \}$. Here is an integral $\int_{0}^{\infty} |S(r)| dr=\sum_i y_i$. I don't know why the integral is correct. Can anybody help me?
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Evaluate the area of the region bounded by the ellipse, where is my mistake?

$ (10x^2+6xy+y^2=2)$ => $ ((x/\sqrt2)^{2} + ((3x+y)/\sqrt2))^{2} = 1 $ so if I change the variables to $u$ and $v$, $u = x/\sqrt2$ $v= (3x+y)/\sqrt2) $ Then my bounds of integration become $-1 ...
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An integral representation for $\psi$

Let $\displaystyle \gamma$ denote the Euler constant defined by $\displaystyle \gamma := \lim\limits_{n \to \infty} \left(\frac11+\frac12+\cdots+\frac1n- \log n\right)$. Here is an integral for ...
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Calculating the area of a region using a mapping

The region: $\{{(x,y) \mid x^{2} < y < 2x^{2}, 2y^{2}<x<3y^{2}, x > 0, y > 0}\}$ The mapping: $u = y/x^{2}$, $v = x/y^{2}$ I calculated the jacobian to be $\frac 34$ which means ...
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Not lebesgue integrable function?

I want to consider the function $f:[-1,1]\times [-1,1]\rightarrow \mathbb R:f(x,y)= \begin{cases} \frac{xy}{(x^2+y^2)^2} & (x,y) \neq (0,0) \\ 0 & (x,y) = (0,0) \end{cases} $ And I have ...
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How do you obtain the version of Simpson's rule required as well as deduce the composite integration rule? [closed]

Consider the function $$g(x)=f(a+(x−1)h)$$ and obtain a version of Simpson’s rule applicable to an integral $$\int_{a+h}^{a−h}f(x)dx.$$ Then deduce the composite integration rule ...
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How find this integral $\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{dx}{(1+x^2)(1+r^2x^2)(1+r^4x^2)(1+r^6x^2)\cdots}$

prove that this integral $$\int_{0}^{\infty}\dfrac{dx}{(1+x^2)(1+r^2x^2)(1+r^4x^2)(1+r^6x^2)\cdots}= \dfrac{\pi}{2(1+r+r^3+r^6+r^{10}+\cdots}$$ for this integral,I can't find it.and I don't know how ...
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Evaluation of $\int\frac{\sqrt{\cos 2x}}{\sin x}dx$

Evaluation of $$\displaystyle \int\frac{\sqrt{\cos 2x}}{\sin x}dx$$ $\bf{My\; Try::}$ Let $\displaystyle I = \int\frac{\sqrt{\cos 2x}}{\sin x}dx = \int\frac{\cos 2x}{\sin^2 x\sqrt{\cos 2x}}\sin xdx ...
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Prove $\int_0^{\infty}\! \frac{\mathbb{d}x}{1+x^n}=\frac{\pi}{n \sin\frac{\pi}{n}}$ using real analysis techniques only

I have found a proof using complex analysis techniques (contour integral, residue theorem, etc.) that shows $$\int_0^{\infty}\! \frac{\mathbb{d}x}{1+x^n}=\frac{\pi}{n \sin\frac{\pi}{n}}$$ for $n\in ...
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What function to use to get geometric mean in trapezoidal rule?

When deriving a trapezoidal rule an integral of $f(x)$ is switched to integral of new function $g(x)$ approximating the first one $$\int_a^b {f(x)dx}\approx \int_a^b {g(x)dx}$$ where $g(x)$ is a ...
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solving integral with complex analysis

I have problems with understanding of the evaluation of this integral below. It has been a long a time ago since I had complex analysis. where $a = (1-\sqrt y )^2$ and $b = (1+\sqrt y )^2$. Now my ...
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calculating the absolute value integral

I would like to know how to calculate this integral $$ B= \int_0^1 \mid 1- t^{a} \mid^{b} dt . $$ I know for $$ a>0 $$ $$ B= \int_0^1 (1- t^{a})^{b} dt . $$ and for $$ a<0 $$ $$ B= ...
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Does $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}{\frac{\mathrm{exp}(-t^2)}{t-iz} dt}=i \sqrt{\pi} e^{z^2} \mathrm{erfc}(z)$ hold for all $z$?

I have been working on a calculation that involves the following type of integral: $$ f(z)={\frac{1}{i\sqrt{\pi}}}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}{\frac{e^{-t^2}}{t-iz} dt} \hspace{1.5cm} z \in \Bbb{C} ...
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How do you solve the second part of the question where i am required to derive Simpson’s integration rule?

When $v(x) = A + Bx + Cx(x − 1)$ show that $$\int_0^2v(x)dx= 2A + 2B + \frac23.$$ By choosing A,B and C so that $y = v(x)$ fits a given curve $y = g(x)$ at $x = 0$, $x = 1$ and $x = 2$ derive ...
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How do i calculate the value of $\int_{0}^{1} \frac{\ln{(1+x)}}{1+x^2}$? [duplicate]

How do i calculate the value of the following integral-- $$I=\int_{0}^{1} \frac{\ln{(1+x)}}{1+x^2}$$ I tried doing substitutions like $1+x=t$ etc. I also tried to use the property ...
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Area of a Curved Surface

Find the area of the part o the surface $z=xy$ that lies within the cylinder $x^2+y^2=1$. I'm not sure how to set up the surface integral to compute this.
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Help with double integral

I need to prove if this integral exist (and some others) but i would like to know if there is a condition to say if the integral exist (for example in this case) that would help me solve this kind of ...
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How can I evaluate this indefinite integral? $\int\frac{dx}{1+x^8}$

How do I find $\displaystyle\int\dfrac{dx}{1+x^8}$? My friend asked me to find $\displaystyle\int\dfrac{dx}{1+x^{2n}}$ for a positive integer $n$. But looking up I am getting pretty noisy answer for ...
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General and particular solution of differential equation

1) I need to find, in implicit form, the general solution of the differential equation $$\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{2y^4e^{2x}}{3(e^{2x}+7)^2}$$ 2) I then need to find the corresponding particular solution ...
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Inequality involving Jensen (Rudin's exercise)

Exercise (Rudin, R&CA, no. 3.25). Suppose $\mu$ is a positive measure on the space $X$ and let $f \colon X \to (0,+\infty)$ be such that $\int_X f \, d\mu=1$. Then for every $E \subset X$ ...
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How do I find this integral $\int\frac{dx}{2x^4+2x^2-1}$

How I evaluate the above integral? $$\displaystyle\int\dfrac{dx}{2x^4+2x^2-1}$$ I have unsuccessfully tried it more than once. Is there a small substitution that I am missing? And is there any ...
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Integration by substitution and separation of variables.

Let's say I want to integrate over a sphere $S^2$. Take $f \in (L^1(S^2),dS)$, then we have that $$\int_{S^2} |f| dS = \int_{S^2} |f| \sin^2 (\theta) d \theta d \phi < \infty,$$ right? Now, ...
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$f\in L^2(0,1)$ if and only if $f\in L^1(0,1)$ and some condition.

$f\in L^2(0,1)$ if and only if $f\in L^1(0,1)$ and ere exists an increasing function $g:[0,1]\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ such that $$\left|\int_a^b f(x) dx \right|^2 \leq (g(b)-g(a))(b-a)\quad\quad (*)$$ ...
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$|\int_{\mathbb R} e^{-t^{2}} e^{-(t/\lambda -x)^{2}} e^{-2\pi i w\cdot t}| dt \leq G(x,w), G\in L^{1} ? $

Put $\lambda >0,$ and we define, $$F_{\lambda}(x, w)= \int_{\mathbb R} e^{-t^{2}} e^{-(t/\lambda -x)^{2}} e^{-2\pi i w\cdot t} dt;(x,w) \in \mathbb R^{2}$$ we note that, $F_{\lambda} \in ...
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Complex integration with complex integrands [closed]

How to solve $$ \int_0^{1+i}(x-y+ix^2)dz$$
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Integration question involving Area and f(t)

Well I am doing a question and a link of the image is provided here: I am wondering about my answers for a few parts. $\textbf{Part A:}$ Can you just check if I'm correct on these $$F(0)= 0$$ ...
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Integrating $xe^{a/x^2 - x^2}\text{Erfi}(x/\sqrt{2})$?

I want to solve any of the two integrals for the complex number $a$ \begin{aligned} I_1 & = \int\limits_{0}^{\infty} xe^{a/x^2 - x^2}\text{Erfi}(x/\sqrt{2}) dx\\ I_2 & = ...
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Find $\frac{dG}{dx}$ of $G(x)=\int_0^{x^2}\frac{dt}{t^2+4}.$ [closed]

Define $$G(x)=\int_0^{x^2}\frac{dt}{t^2+4}.$$ What is $\displaystyle\frac{dG}{dx}$? How do I approach this question? What are the steps? What is the solution?
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Properties of functional integration

this question comes from theoretical Physics, the issue being the so called Path Integral. The measure of this thing is something written as $[d\phi]=\prod_x d\phi(x)$ And this should be the limit ...
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Use a double integral in polar coordinates to find the area

So the area is just an intersection of two circles Converting the two circles to polar coordinates, I get: $r(r-2\sin\theta)=0$, and $r(r-2\cos\theta)=0$ Ummm so $r =0$ and r = $2\sin\theta$ ...
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$\int_0^\infty\text{Ci}(x)^3\mathrm dx$

Is there a closed form for this integral: $$\int_0^\infty\text{Ci}(x)^3\mathrm dx,$$ where $\text{Ci}(x)=-\int_x^\infty\frac{\cos z}{z}\mathrm dz$ is the cosine integral?
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How do I find the equation from this differential equation?

I have this thing in a video game that I'd like to optimize using math instead of trying random combinations. In every game loop, the game calculates the new value ("newRotorEnergy" in the equations ...
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Existence of a function with certain integral properties

Does there exist a non-negative Borel-measurable function $g:\mathbb [1,\infty)\to[0,\infty)$ such that \begin{align*} \int_1^{\infty}g(y)^2\,\mathrm dy<&\,\infty,\\ ...
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Determining the best way to compute a double integral

The question is: When graphed, this is what it looks like: I thought that the best way to do it would be with respect to y first, then x. The bounds: x/sqrt3 < y < sqrt(4-x^2) 1 < x ...
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Definite integral fractional exponent in the denominator

I have come across this question and I cannot understand the step highlighted. I would have expected that the fractional exponents of the terms in the numerator would have a negative value after ...