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help me to integrate this :
integration of (3 sin^2 x cos x) dx
i confuse how to integrate this..
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help me to integrate this : integration of (3 sin^2 x cos x) dx i confuse how to integrate this..
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KainuiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Use "u"substitution since you see a function and its derivative next to it.
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KainuiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
www.wolframalpha.com show me steps
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you have to use identities to solve this \[\int\limits_{}^{}3 \sin^2 x \cos x\]
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[3\int\limits_{}^{}\sin^2 x \cos xdx\] \[3\int\limits_{}^{}(1\cos^{2}(x)) \cos xdx\]
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KainuiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No, sin^2(x)=u 1/2 du=cosxdx 3/2udu becomes your new integral.
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
f(x) = sin^2(x) f'(x) = cos(x)^2*sin(x)
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why not u = sinx > du = cosxdx ??
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
= 3 ∫ u² du = ....
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[3(\int\limits_{}^{}\cos(x)dx  \int\limits_{}^{}\cos^2(x)dx)\]
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ChlorophyllBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's crystal clear about the relation between sinx and cosxdx :)
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
remember for the future \[\cos^2(x) = \frac{1 + \cos(2x)}{2}\] so we have, \[3(\sin(x) + c  \int\limits_{}^{}\frac{1+\cos(2x)}{2}dx)\]
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can solve it my way too which is good practice for when you get integrals with trig functions to high powers
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Australopithecus its cos^3 x there and not square
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh sorry made a mistake lol
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sha0403Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
where the best solution? i still confuse.. hu2
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it can still be solved with that method
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and sinx= t ,u whatever, thats the easiest thing which you can do..as i pointed out in the very beginning ..
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cos^3 x will still involve substitution ..
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[3(\sin(x) + c  \int\limits_{}^{}\cos(x)\frac{1 + \cos(2x)}{2}dx\]
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm not arguing that substitution will be involved in my solution but it still works for solving this integral it is just the long way
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think I made a mistake again though meh
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KainuiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@Australopithecus It's like suggesting someone make a tunnel through a mountain when you can just use a teleporter.
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AustralopithecusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is still applicable and stop hassling me I'm rusty ha
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sha0403Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so, the best solution? anyone?
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@sha0403, to clarify, you should use any method provided except @Australopithecus'
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sha0403Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok thanks u all for helping me..i appreciate it.. =)
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