# Integration - Reduction Method

• Feb 8th 2010, 11:09 PM
Sunyata
Integration - Reduction Method
Hi

I've been unable to get the evaluation part of the question correct. (Angry)Could someone please show me where i got it wrong pleaaaaaaaaase???
• Feb 9th 2010, 12:13 AM
simplependulum
You just forgot the coefficient $n(n-1)$ when $n=2$

It should be ( in the second line)

$-2 + 12 \left [\frac{e^{2x}\cos(x)(2\cos(x) + 2\sin(x))}{8}\right ]_0^{\frac{\pi}{2}} + \frac{3}{2} \cdot (2)(2-1) I_0$