# Function involving definite integral

1. Apr 11, 2013

### Saitama

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Let g be a continuous function on R that satisfies $\displaystyle g(x)+2\int_{0}^{\pi/2} \sin x \cos t g(t)dt=\sin x$, then $g'\left(\frac{\pi}{3}\right)$ is equal to
A)1/2
B)1/√2
C)1/4
D)none of these

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
Rewriting the given expression,
$$g(x)=\sin x\left(1-2\int_0^{\pi/2}\cos t g(t)dt \right)$$
$$g(x)=k\sin x$$

where $\displaystyle k=\left(1-2\int_0^{\pi/2}\cos t g(t)dt \right)$.
$$g'\left(\frac{\pi}{3}\right)=\frac{k}{2}$$

I am stuck here, how would I evaluate k?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

2. Apr 11, 2013

### HallsofIvy

You know that g(t)= k sin(t) so you can do the integral:
$$k= 1- 2k\int_0^{2\pi} cos(t)sin(t) dt$$

3. Apr 11, 2013

### Saitama

Thanks HallsofIvy! Silly me, missed such an obvious step. :tongue2:

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