Integral sin(sin(x)) ****Horseshoe Integral*** | Summary and Q&A

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June 2, 2019
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Integral sin(sin(x)) ****Horseshoe Integral***

TL;DR

In this video, the integration of the sine of the sine of X solution is demonstrated using the Maclaurin series for sine.

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Q: How is the Maclaurin series for sine X used in the integration of the sine of the sine of X solution?

The Maclaurin series for sine X is used as the starting point for replacing X with sine X in order to integrate the sine of the sine of X.

Q: What is the strategy for integrating sine raised to an odd power, such as sine cubed or sine to the fifth power?

The strategy involves saving a copy of sine and converting the remaining terms to cosines. This allows us to use the power rule and integrate each term separately.

Q: How are the coefficients determined in the final result of the integration?

The coefficients in the final result are determined by the combination of coefficients from integrating each term separately. They depend on the power of the cosine or sine function being integrated.

Q: Does the integration process continue indefinitely for all higher powers of sine?

Yes, the integration process can continue indefinitely for all higher powers of sine, resulting in an infinite sum of terms.

Summary & Key Takeaways

• The Maclaurin series for sine X is written down, which includes odd powers of X.

• The sine of the sine of X is then integrated by replacing X with sine X and integrating each term separately.

• The integration involves converting odd powers of sine to cosines and using the power rule to integrate each term.

• The final result includes a combination of cosine and sine functions with different coefficients.