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Re: HSC 2018 MX2 Integration Marathon

I've reduced the integral to



if someone else wants to finish it from this, but it seems very difficult.

Maybe a different approach might be necessary?
You are almost there. If you put x=tan theta, does it look familiar? You've solved that in the previous one.:devil:
 

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By using



and some manipulation, similar to the previous integral, we get









Because the integrand is even,







Integrating by parts,







Because for ,



This integral has been evaluated before to be equal to .

 
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This one is absolutely a beast.
 

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I have a question, When do you know to use
 
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This is another beast.:cool2:
This is a skeleton solution.
By substituting u=(x-2)/sqrt(2) and considering f(x)+f(-x), the integral can be re-written as


A tangent substitution will turn it into a format that Wolfram can solve...finally:eek:

https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=integrate+sqrt(1+tan^4+x)+/+(1-tan^2+x)

I know Wolfram used hyperbolic tangent substitution but it is also solvable in MX2 by secant substitution.:tongue:

Alternatively, if you don't mind handling improper integral, you can do some algebraic manipulation to get:

Substituting v=u-1+u and w=u-1-u will lead to two improper (but solvable) integrals because u-1 blows up at 0.
 
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This one may look simple at the first glance but actually trickier than you may have thought.
I'm sure a lot of people will come up with an answer 2.:devil:
 

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Hint:

 

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I think this is my first "Stupid_girl's Integrals" ill get. Maybe idk



Well didnt get a but got a Thats outta be good right?

I had to graph the thing, is it possible without graphing it?
 
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This is a skeleton solution.
By substituting u=(x-2)/sqrt(2) and considering f(x)+f(-x), the integral can be re-written as


A tangent substitution will turn it into a format that Wolfram can solve...finally:eek:

https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=integrate+sqrt(1+tan^4+x)+/+(1-tan^2+x)

I know Wolfram used hyperbolic tangent substitution but it is also solvable in MX2 by secant substitution.:tongue:

Alternatively, if you don't mind handling improper integral, you can do some algebraic manipulation to get:

Substituting v=u-1+u and w=u-1-u will lead to two improper (but solvable) integrals because u-1 blows up at 0.
*soluble
 

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I think this is my first "Stupid_girl's Integrals" ill get. Maybe idk



Well didnt get a but got a Thats outta be good right?

I had to graph the thing, is it possible without graphing it?
That's correct, but you don't need to graph the function, you just need to know the sign of the thing under the absolutes at every point in the region.
 

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The next task is to find the indefinite integral. Of course the answer is not sin x-cos x+c.


Hint: You may consider the floor function.
 

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damn floor function in extension 2 nani?!??!

I mean, ill see ways to do it. Thanks for these beautidul integration qtns
 

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Oooooof fam thats old old old syllabus. They had arc length and HS in those days.

Btw im sitting it next year, So do u recommend visiting these topics?
 

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The next task is to find the indefinite integral. Of course the answer is not sin x-cos x+c.


Hint: You may consider the floor function.
There is a mathematical algorithms paper exploring the construction of an algorithm that can find the continuous primitive of these example periodic functions which are typically done using substitutions that result in countable discontinuities.
 

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This one requires the same trick you've seen.
 
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The next task is to find the indefinite integral. Of course the answer is not sin x-cos x+c.


Hint: You may consider the floor function.
This is one possible answer.


By exploiting the periodicity of tan-1(tan x), it can also be expressed as
 
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