Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

For what values of M does this integral converge?

  1. Jan 18, 2010 #1
    For what values of M does this integral converge?


    My pathetic attempt for solution ended here:


    [tex]M-1<1, M<2[/tex]

    Am I going in the right direction? And what to do if [tex]x\rightarrow\infty[/tex]?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 18, 2010 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    Welcome to PF!

    Hi nonaa! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    No, you're misreading the question.

    It means for what values of M is the whole integral finite. :wink:
  4. Jan 18, 2010 #3
    Re: Convergence

    Hi, I'm here for almost a day but you people are so nice and helpful :) I'm glad I've found this forum :)

    And how to do this? I've never solved such type of problems before. Would you give me a little hint?
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook