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May2509, 03:55 PM

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This was a problem on a final test I took this april in Reykjavík University and I whould be greatful if you could help me with it.
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Let f(x,y)=2x*cos(y^4) be a function and let D be area in R^2 defined by 0≤x≤1 and x^(2/3)≤y≤1. Calculate the double integer: ∫∫f(x,y)dA 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution ∫dx∫2x*cos(y^4)dy I have tried to use substitution but that doesn´t lead me anywhere. I also tried to solve it this way... ∫dy∫2x*cos(y^4)dx which leads to... ∫dy*(x^2*cos(y^4)) and when I add in for x... ∫dy*cos(y^4) and if I use substitution now I will get... 1/4*∫cos(u)du and the final answer isn´t sufficient... 1/4*(sin(1)sin(x^(8/3))) I would be very greatful if you could help me... 


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May2509, 04:12 PM

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Carefully draw a sketch of the region. Now when you integrate dx, what will be the upper and lower limits of the integration in terms of y?



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May2509, 06:00 PM

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the upper limits are 1 and lower limits are x^(2/3) in terms of y
and upper limits are 1 and lower limits are 1 in terms of x 


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May2509, 06:52 PM

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Calculate double integer
That's not what my picture looks like. The integration dx goes along a horizontal line through the region. It's the part above (above being the positive y direction) the curve x^(2/3)=y. Want to try again?



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May2609, 09:20 AM

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I have no clue...:S



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May2609, 09:30 AM

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The region inside of the square 0<=x<=1 and 0<=y<=1 above the curve y=x^(2/3). Pick a value of y and draw a horizontal line. Tell me what the x value is where it crosses the region. It looks to me like it will hit the yaxis first and then the curve, right?



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May2609, 09:45 AM

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The problem requires you to change the order of integration. The limits that are given have you integrating with respect to y first.



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