So I'm reading my lecturer's notes on Gauss-Chebyshev Quadrature (lecturer uses the word Formulation instead of Quadrature) and there is a point where he lost me completely.

Here are his notes and the points which confuse me:

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I understand he substituted $\space x= \cos{\theta} \space$, but my issue is in the integral I circled.

How does is the numerator become $\space f \left( \cos{\theta} \right) \sin{\theta} d\theta \space$ ?

Where did the $\space \sin \theta \space$ come from?


Nevermind, I got it haha.

${dx \over d \theta} = -\sin \theta$


$dx = -\sin \theta d \theta$

Rookie mistake.

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