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    Trig Integral Help

    I have an up-coming calc test and one of the review problems that has me stumped is:

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    \int_0^1 {\sqrt{2-x^2}} = \pi/4 +1/2



    Thanks ahead of time for the help
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudwad View Post
    I have an up-coming calc test and one of the review problems that has me stumped is:

    Show that:
    \int_0^1 {\sqrt{2-x^2}} = \pi/4 +1/2



    Thanks ahead of time for the help
    Substitute x = \sqrt{2} \sin \theta.
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    Thank you very much. I somehow had kept missing that \sqrt2
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