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What am I doing wrong?

  1. May 19, 2007 #1
    On two problems, I got the wrong answer w/ the same approach; yet I can't find my mistake...
     

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  3. May 19, 2007 #2
    First problem: Although you have implicitly performed a substitution, you haven't done it completely. The integral of tan(x) is -ln(cos(x)), but that of tan(x/3) is slightly different. Use u = x/3.

    Second: [Perhaps you meant to write 2ln(sin(theta/3))?] You have done the same mistake here as well.
     
  4. May 19, 2007 #3
    Yes, I did intend to write 2ln(sin(theta/3)). Thanks for your help
     
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