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    Integration by parts

    Let be a positive integer. We define .
    Using integration by parts determine the constant such that .
    Enter the value of below.

    How would you go about solving this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haris View Post
    Let be a positive integer. We define .
    Using integration by parts determine the constant such that .
    Enter the value of below.

    How would you go about solving this?
    Do as they say. Integrate I_n by parts, integrating the x^n factor and differentiating the e^{-2x^4} factor.
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    Right, a did that and I got p=32. Can someone check if this is correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haris View Post
    Right, a did that and I got p=32. Can someone check if this is correct?
    I had p=8 when I did it this morning. I don't have time to re-check it now because I'm about to go out for the evening. Maybe someone else can adjudicate.
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    I got p=8 too.
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