## Calculus Questions and Answers

Calculus

### What are all the critical points of f(x)=sinx+cosx ? 0=<x=<2pi

The critical points are determined by differentiating the function and equating the derivative to 0. It is solved to determine x. f(x) = sin x + cos x f'(x) = cos x - sin x = 0 => cos x = sin...

Calculus

### Evaluate the integral of 1/ ( 1 + 4x^2)

We have to find Int [1/ (1 + 4x^2) dx]. First substitute u = 2x => du /dx = 2 => du /2 = dx Now Int [1/ (1 + 4x^2) dx] => Int [(1/2)*(1/ (1+u^2) du] => (1/2)*Int [1/ (1 + u^2) du] Now...

Calculus

### How to integrate cos^7 x*sinx?

We need to determine the integral of (cos x)^7 * sin x. Int [(cos x)^7 * sin x dx] let cos x = u => - du = sin x dx => Int [ -u^7 du] => -u^8 / 8 + C substitute u = cos x => - (cos...

Calculus

### What is the area of the region bounded by the curve y=square root(x-1), y axis and y=1 to y=5 ?

The area of the region bounded by the curve y = sqrt (x - 1), the y- axis and the lines y = 1 and y = 5 is the limited integral of the expression of x in terms of y, between y = 5 and y = 1. y =...

Calculus

### Evaluate the limit of the function [(3+h)^2-9]/h, if h approaches to 0.

We have to find the value of lim h-->0[[(3+h)^2-9]/h] lim h-->0[[(3+h)^2-9]/h] => lim h-->0[[(3 + h - 3)(3 + h + 3)/(3 + h - 3)] cancel (3 + h - 3) => lim h-->0[[(3 + h + 3)]...

Calculus

### Differentiate xcos2x. derivative of xcos2x is =?

We have to differentiate f(x) = x*cos 2x f'(x) = x'*cos 2x + x*(cos 2x)' f'(x) = cos 2x + x*(-sin 2x)*2 f'(x) = cos 2x - 2x*(sin 2x) The required derivative of f(x) = x*cos 2x is f'(x) = cos 2x -...

Calculus

### A curve has dy/dx=3x^2-2x. The curve passes through the point (2;5). What is the equation of the curve?

To find the curve we integrate the given dy/dx = 3x^2 - 2x. Int [ 3x^2 - 2x dx ] => 3*x^3 / 3 - 2x^2 / 2 + C => x^3 - x^2 + C As the curve passes through (2 , 5) 5 = 2^3 - 2^2 + C => 5 =...

Calculus

### Find the area bounded by y=8-x^2 and y=x^2.

We first determine the points where the curves y = 8 - x^2 and y = x^2, meet. 8 - x^2 = x^2 => x^2 = 4 => x = 2 , x = -2 Now we find the integral of 8 - x^2 - x^2 between the limits x = -2...

Calculus

### If y = sin x + cos 3x, find the third derivative of y?

We have the function y = sin x + cos 3x. The derivative of sin x is cos x and the derivative of cos x is -sin x. Also, for a function of the form y= f(g(x)), the derivative of y or y' is given by...

Calculus

### Prove that limit of the function (a^x-1)/x=lna,x->0,using two methods.

We have to prove that lim x-->0 [(a^x - 1)/x] = ln a First, if we substitute x = 0, we get the indeterminate form 0/0. This allows the use of l"Hopital's rule and we can substitute the numerator...

Calculus

### What is the limit of the fraction tan4x/tan2x, x-->0 ?

We need to find the value of lim x-->0 [ tan 4x / tan 2x] If we substitute x = 0, we get the indeterminate form 0/0. This allows us to use l'Hopital's rule and substitute the numerator and the...

Calculus

### A company wishes to manufacture a box with a volume of 44 cubic feet that is open on top and is twice as long as it...

The company wishes to manufacture a box with a volume of 44 cubic feet that is open on top and is twice as long as it is wide. Let the length of the box that uses minimum amount of material be L....

Calculus

### Determine the limit of the function (sin5x-sin3x)/x, x-->0

We have to find the value of lim x--> 0[ (sin 5x - sin 3x)/x] if we substitute x = 0, we get the form 0/0, which allows us to use the l'Hopital's rule and substitute the numerator and the...

Calculus

### What is f'(x) if f(x)=x^(sin x)?

The function f(x) = x^(sin x) Let y = f(x) = x^(sin x) Take the natural log of both the sides ln y = ln [ x^(sin x)] => ln y = sin x * ln x Differentiate both the sides with respect to x =>...

Calculus

### what is the limit of the function (1-sin x)/cos^2 x, x -> 90 degrees?

We have to find the value of lim x--> 90[ (1- sin x)/(cos x)^2] substituting x = 90 degrees, we get the indeterminate form 0/0, so we can use l'Hopital's rule and substitute the numerator and...

Calculus

### What is the definite integral of y=sin2x/square root(1+sin^4 x)? the upper limit of integration is pi/2 and the lower...

We have to determine the definite integral of y = sin 2x /sqrt(1 + (sin x)^4), x = 0 to x = pi/2 Int [ sin 2x /sqrt(1 + (sin x)^4) dx] let 1 + (sin x)^2 = y dy/dx = 2*sin x* cos x = sin 2x => dy...

Calculus

### Find the equation of a curve that passes through the point (1;4) and dy/dx=4x^3+4x

We have dy/dx = 4x^3 + 4x. dy/dx = 4x^3 + 4x => dy = (4x^3 + 4x) dx Integrate both the sides Int [ dy ] = Int [ (4x^3 + 4x) dx ] => y = 4x^4 / 4 + 4*x^2 / 2 => y = x^4 + 2*x^2 + C As the...

Calculus

### I need to evaluate the limit of function y=(1-cos2x)/x^2, using trigonometric identities. x approaches to 0.

You want the limit of y=(1-cos 2x)/x^2 while x approaches 0. y = (1-cos 2x)/x^2 => [1 - (1 - 2*(sin x)^2)]/x^2 => 2*(sin x)^2/x^2 => 2*(sin x / x)^2 lim x--> 0 (sin x / x) = 1 Using...

Calculus

### Evaluate the limit of the function (2x-sin2x)/x^3; x-->0.

We have to determine lim x-->0 [(2x - sin 2x)/x^3] If we substitute x = 0, we get the indeterminate form 0/0, so we use the l'Hopital's Rule and substitute the numerator and denominator with...

Calculus

### What is the antiderivative of y=x/square root(x^2-9) ?

We have to find the antiderivative of y = x / sqrt ( x^2 - 9) Let u = x^2 - 9 => du / dx = 2x => x dx = du/2 Int [ x / sqrt ( x^2 - 9) dx] => Int [(1/2)*(1/ sqrt u) du] => Int [ (1/2)*...

Calculus

### Verify if limit of ln(1+x)/x is 1, x-->0

We have to verify that lim x-->0 [ ln(1+x)/x] = 1. substituting x = 0, we get the indeterminate form 0/0, therefore we can use the l'Hopital's rule and substitute the numerator and denominator...

Calculus

### What is the area of the region enclosed by the curves y=lnx and y=ln^2x ?

First we need to determine the points of intersection between lnx and ln^2 x ==> ln x = ln^2 x ==> ln^2 x - ln x = 0 ==> lnx ( lnx -1) =0 ==> lnx = 0 ==> x = 1 ==> lnx-1 = 0...

Calculus

### Evaluate the anti derivative of e^2x * cos 3x.

We have to find Int [e^2x * cos 3x dx] Here the best way to solve would be to use integration by parts. Int [u dv] = u*v – Int [v du] take u = e^2x, du = 2*e^2x dx dv = cos 3x dx, v = (1/3)* sin...

Calculus

### solve the limit of the function f(x)=sin5x/sinx if x --> pi

We have to find the value of lim x--> pi[ sin 5x / sin x] We see that substituting x with pi gives us the form 0/0 which is indeterminate. We can use therefore use l'Hopital's rule and use the...

Calculus

### How to evaluate the limit of (cos x - cos 3x) / x*sin x if x-->0 ?

We have to determine the value of lim x--> 0[(cos x - cos 3x) / x*sin x If we substitute x = 0, we get (1- 1) / 0 = 0/0 As this is an indeterminate form we use l'Hopital's rule and replace the...

Calculus

### What is the limit of the function sin x/(1-2sin^2x) -cos x/(2cos^2x-1) - sin2x/cosx, if x approaches to pi/4?

We need to find the value of lim x--> pi/4 [sin x/(1- 2*(sin x)^2) - cos x/2*(cos x)^2 - 1) - sin 2x / cos x. Substituting x = pi/4, gives us an indeterminate value. lim x--> pi/4 [sin x/(1-...

Calculus

### Definite integral of x^2/sqrt(x^3+1), between 2 and 3, gives=?

We have to find the value of the definite integral of x^2/sqrt (x^3 + 1) between the limits x = 2 and x = 3. First we determine the indefinite integral and then substitute the values x = 3 and x =...

Calculus

### Determine using calculus dy/dx if y =arcsin x/(1-x^2)?

We have to find the derivative of y = arc sin x/(1-x^2). We use the quotient rule here: y' = [(arc sin x)'*(1 - x^2) - ( arc sin x)*(1 - x^2)']/(1 - x^2)^2 => [sqrt(1-x^2)*(1 - x^2) + 2x*(arc...

Calculus

### Using l'Hopital' Rule, find the limit of x^x^2 as x approaches 0 from the right.

We have to find the value of lim x-->0+ [(x^x)^2)] lim x-->0+ [(x^x)^2)] => lim x-->0+ [e^(ln ((x^x)^2))] => lim x-->0+ [e^(ln ((x^2x))] => lim x-->0+ [e^(2x*ln x)] As the...

Calculus

### Evaluate the limit of the function ln(1+x)/(sinx+sin3x) x-->0

We have to find the value of lim x--> 0 [ ln(1+x)/(sinx+sin3x)] substituting x = 0, we get the indeterminate form 0/0. Therefore we can use l'Hopital's Rule and substitute the numerator and...

Calculus

### math Evaluate the derivative of the expression (2-x)^square root x.

We have to find y' for y = (2-x)^(sqrt x) Use natural logariths for both the sides ln y = ln[ (2-x)^(sqrt x)] use the property ln a^x = a*ln x => ln y = (sqrt x)*ln ( 2 - x) Do implicit...

Calculus

### What is the second derivative of y=e^5x+(lnx)/2x ?

We have to find the second derivative of y = e^5x + (ln x) / 2x y = e^5x + (ln x) / 2x => y = e^5x + (1/2)(ln x)*(1/x) y' = 5*e^5x + (1/2)[(-1)(x^-2)(ln x) + (1/x^2)] y'' = 25*e^5x +...

Calculus

### What is the extreme value of 2x^3+3x^2-12x+5?

The extreme values of a function occur at the points where the derivative is equal to 0. f(x) = 2x^3 + 3x^2 - 12x + 5 => f'(x) = 6x^2 + 6x - 12 6x^2 + 6x - 12 = 0 => x^2 + x - 2 = 0 => x^2...

Calculus

### y= Arcsin^2x-2x+2√1-x^2 Arcsin X

Hi, djshan, Sorry, but I'm not too sure what you want us to do here. Are we going to graph this? Find the intercepts? Find the zeros? Something else? I would assume we are graphing it. To...

Calculus

### What is the indefinite integral of the function 3sinx-4tan^2x ?

We have to find the integral of f(x) = 3*sin x - 4*(tan x)^2 f(x) = 3*sin x - 4*(tan x)^2 => 3*sin x - 4*[(sec x)^2 - 1] Int [ f(x) dx] = Int [3*sin x - 4*[(sec x)^2 - 1] => 3*Int [ sin x dx]...

Calculus

### What is the second derivative value for the function g(x)=sin (9x)?

We have the function g(x) = sin 9x. We have to find the second derivative of g(x). We use the chain rule here. g(x) = sin 9x => g'(x) = 9 cos 9x => g''(x) = -81 sin 9x The required second...

Calculus

### Find the limit of function f(x) given by f(x)=ln(x-1)/(x-2), x->2?

We have to find the value of lim x-->2 [ ln (x - 1)/(x - 2)] substituting x = 2, we get the indeterminate form 0/0; that permits the use of l'Hopital's Theorem and we can substitute the...

Calculus

### What is the area of the region enclosed between the curves y=x^2-2x+2 and -x^2+6 ?

We have to find the area enclosed between y=x^2 - 2x + 2 and y = -x^2 + 6. First lets find the points of intersection x^2 - 2x + 2 = -x^2 + 6 => 2x^2 - 2x - 4 = 0 => x^2 - x - 2 = 0 => x^2...

Calculus

### What is derivative of the function f(x)=(x^2-4)^(1/(x-2))?

We have to differentiate f(x)=(x^2-4)^(1/(x-2)) We can make the differentiation easier by eliminating the exponent on the right. For this, we take the log to the base e of both the sides. ln f(x) =...

Calculus

### Evaluate the indefinite integral of the fraction 1/(16x^2+24x+9)?

We have to find the integral of 1/(16x^2+24x+9) 1/(16x^2+24x+9) => 1/(4x+3)^2 let 4x + 3 = u => du/dx = 4 => dx = du/4 Int[ 1/(16x^2+24x+9) dx] => Int [ 1/u^2 du/4] => (1/4) Int [...

Calculus

### What is the second derivative of the function f(x) given by f(x)=e^2x+sin2x/2x ?

We have the function f(x) = e^2x + (sin 2x) / 2x f'(x) = [e^2x + (sin 2x) / 2x]' => (e^2x)' + [(sin 2x/2x]' => 2*e^2x + (2x*2*cos 2x - 2*sin 2x )/4*x^2 => 2*e^2x + (2x *cos 2x - sin 2x...

Calculus

### Using integral calculus integrate the function dy/y^2+8y+20

We have to integrate [1/ (y^2 + 8y + 20) dy] Int [1/( y^2 + 8y + 20) dy] => Int [ 1 / (y^2 + 8y + 16 + 4) dy] => Int [ 1/((y + 4)^2 + 2^2) dy] if u = y + 4 , dy = du => Int [ 1/ ( u^2 +...

Calculus

### Verify that f(x)=-2f'(x)-f"(x) if f(x)=(3x+1)*e^-x

We have f(x) = (3x + 1)*e^-x We use the product rule to find f'(x) f'(x) = (3x + 1)'*e^-x + (3x + 1)*(e^-x)' => 3*e^-x - (3x +1)e^-x => 3*e^-x - f(x) f''(x) = -3e^-x - f'(x) => -3e^-x -...

Calculus

### What is the minimum value of 4x^2-8x-18 ?

To find the minimum value of y = 4x^2 - 8x -18, we need to find the first derivative and equate it to 0. We solve for x and determine the value of the function for the value of x that we find. y =...

Calculus

### Determine the indefinite integral of y=x/square root(x^2+9), using substitution.

We have to find the integral of y= x / sqrt(x^2+9) Int [ x/ sqrt (x^2 + 9) dx] let x^2 + 9 = u, du / 2 = x dx => (1/2)*Int [ 1/ sqrt u du] => (1/2)*Int [ u^(-1/2) du] => (1/2) u^(1/2) /...

Calculus

### Find the limit of the function (x^2+2x-3)/|x-1| if x approaches 1 from the left.

We have to find the value of (x^2+2x-3)/|x-1| as x approaches from the left. As x approaches from the left x - 1 is always negative, so we have |x - 1| = (1 - x) lim x--> 1 [ (x^2+2x-3)/(1 -...

Calculus

### Calculate the second order linear derivatives fxy, fyx for the given function f(x,y)=x^3+8xy

I assume fyx means differentiation of f with respect to y followed by differentiation with respect to x, and vice versa for fyx. fxy = d[d(x^3+8xy)/dx]/dy => fxy = d(3x^2 + 8y)/dy => fxy = 0...

Calculus

### Calculate area bounded by the curve y=cosx/(sin^2x-4), x axis and the lines x = 0 and x = pi/2 .

The area bound by the curve y = cosx/(sin^2x-4), the x axis and the lines x = 0 and x = pi/2 is the integral of y between the limits x = 0 and x = pi/2. y = cos x/ ((sin x)^2 - 4) let sin x = y...

Calculus

### Solve the derivative of expression: tan^2(ln(square root(4e^x+2x^2))) + cot^2(ln(square root(4e^x+2x^2)))

We have the expression: tan( ln (sqrt (4e^x+2x^2)))^2 + cot (ln (sqrt (4e^x + 2x^2)))^2 We have to find the derivative of the expression. We use the chain rule and start from the innermost...

Calculus

### What is dy/dx if square root x = 1+x^2*y?

What is dy/dx if square root x = 1+x^2*y ? The method required to answer this question is called implicit differentiation: `d/dx (x)^0.5 =d/dx (1+x^2*y)` (notice I converted the square root of x...

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