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    How do you evaluate integral(x^1/2)sinx dx ?
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    You can use the Taylor expansion of \sin x around x=0, then multiply each term of the series by x^{\frac{1}{2}} and finally integrate term by term...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CandyKanro View Post
    How do you evaluate integral(x^1/2)sinx dx ?
    An exact answer cannot be found using a finite number of elementary functions. Where has this integral come from? Is an exact answer required?
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