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ReferenceIn each Englishspeaking country, there are varieties of English used, mainly for spoken communication. To write a formal letter to the Minister of Education, you would want to use the Standard...

MathHello! Probably we need to find all the terms of this progression. Recall that each next term of a geometric progression is obtained by multiplying the previous term by the quotient, denote it as...

Alice's Adventures in WonderlandThis poem is the letter the Knave of Hearts writes (though he denies it) about stealing the tarts from the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland. This letter, reproduced in the poem, essentially...

ReferenceContext Context includes the time period the writing is set in, the prevailing social and political conditions at the time of publication, and specific influences that inspired the writer to pen...

Law and PoliticsI notice that in this question you ask why the Declaration “is” an important document. Therefore, I will address its importance today, not at the time when it was written. The Declaration of...

ArabyThe priest left the following books on the shelf: The Abbot (by Walter Scott), The Devout Communicant, and The Memoirs of Vidocq. The first book is about Mary Queen of Scots and blends Romanticism...

Raymond's RunOne characteristic that Squeaky uses to overcome her problems is her toughness. She protects her brother, Raymond, who is developmentally disabled. As she says, "But now, if anybody has anything to...

ScienceA process that can change the size and shape of mountain ranges is weathering and erosion. While once among the tallest peaks in the world, the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia have been...

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MathGiven `\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{1}{\sqrt{4x^2}}, y(0)=\pi` , we have to find y. So we can write, `dy=\frac{dx}{\sqrt{4x^2}}` Integrating both sides we have, `y=\int \frac{dx}{\sqrt{4x^2}}+C` Now...

MathComplete the square at the denominator: `x^4 + 2x^2 + 2 = (x^2)^2 + 2x^2 + 1 + 1 = (x^2 + 1)^2 + 1.` Now we see the substitution `y = x^2 + 1,` then `dy = 2x dx,` and the integral becomes `int...

MathWe have to evaluate the integral: `\int \frac{1}{(x1)\sqrt{x^22x}}dx` We can write the integral as: `\int \frac{1}{(x1)\sqrt{x^22x}}dx=\int \frac{1}{(x1)\sqrt{(x1)^21}}dx` Let `x1=t` So...

MathBy completing the square and making simple substitution, we will reduce this integral to a table one. `x^24x = (x^2 + 4x + 4) + 4 = (x+2)^2 + 4 = 4  (x+2)^2.` Now make a substitution `y =...

MathTo evaluate the given integral: `int_(2)^(2)(dx)/(x^2+4x+13)` , we follow the first fundamental theorem of calculus: If f is continuous on closed interval [a,b], we follow: ` int_a^bf(x)dx =...

MathRecall that `(arccos(x))' = 1/sqrt(1x^2)` and make the substitution `y = arccos(x),` then `dy = 1/sqrt(1x^2).` The limits of integration are from `arccos(0) = pi/2` to `arccos(1/sqrt(2)) =...

MathWe have to evaluate the definite integral: `\int_{0}^{1/\sqrt{2}}\frac{arc sinx}{\sqrt{1x^2}}dx` Let arc sinx=t Differentiating both sides we get, `\frac{1}{\sqrt{1x^2}}dx=dt`...

MathMake the substitution `u = sin(x),` then `du = cos(x) dx.` The integration limits for `u` are from `sin(0) = 0` to `sin(pi/2) = 1,` and the integral becomes `int_0^1 (du)/(1 + u^2) = arctan(1) ...

MathWe have to evaluate the integral: `\int_{\pi/2}^{\pi}\frac{sinx}{1+cos^2x}dx` Let `cosx=u` So, `sinx dx=du` When `x=\pi/2, u=0` `x=\pi, u=1` So we have,...

MathMake the substitution `y = e^(x),` then `dy = e^(x) dx` and `e^(2x) = y^2.` The limits of integrations for `y` become from `e^(ln2) = 1/e^(ln2) = 1/2` to `e^(ln4) = 1/e^(ln4) = 1/4.` The...

MathTo be able to solve for definite integral, we follow the first fundamental theorem of calculus: `int_a^b f(x) dx = F(x) +C` such that f is continuous and F is the antiderivative of f in a closed...

MathMake the substitution `u = sqrt(4x^2  9),` then `du = (4x)/sqrt(4x^2  9) dx.` Inversely, `dx =sqrt(4x^2  9)/(4x) du = u/(4x) du` and `4x^2 = u^2 + 9.` The limits of integration become from...

MathMake a substitution `y = 2x,` then `dy = 2 dx` and the limits of integration for `y` are from `0` to `3.` The integral becomes the table one: `int_0^3 1/(1+y^2) (dy)/2 = 1/2 (tan)^(1)(y) _(y=0)^3...
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