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Homework Help: Integrals and derivatives.

  1. Dec 19, 2006 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    In the attachment: 5aef, 6abc

    3. The attempt at a solution
    5a.) I started by dividing the question into two integrals: the integral of 2sin(x) evaluated from 0 to pi/4 minus the integral of 4sec2(x) evaluated from 0 to pi/4. Then the anti-derivative of 2sin(x) is -2cos(x) and the anti-derivative of 4sec2(x) is 4tan(x). I'm not sure if this is correct, though?

    5e&f.) I'm not even sure what this is asking. It looks like "the integral of the derivative", which, according to my notes, is f(x)+C, but.... help? I'm not sure.

    6abc.) Again, not sure what this is asking. Looks like the derivative of the integral, which is f(x) in my notes. I made an attempt at the first one using the way my friend said to do it, you can see it in the second attachment, but I don't know if it is correct.

    Thanks for any help!

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  3. Dec 19, 2006 #2
    Yes, 5e and 5f are asking for the integral of a derivative, and 6 is asking for the derivative of an integral.
  4. Dec 20, 2006 #3


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    For 5a) what you're thinking is right so keep doing it.

    For 5e) or 5f) use that

    [tex] \int_{a}^{b} \frac{df}{dx}{}dx= f(b)-f(a) [/tex]

    For 6abc) use the Leibniz-Newton formula and the chain rule of differentiation.

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