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The Fresnel Integrals Revisited

by Hongwei Chen (Christopher Newport University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 2009

Subject classification(s): Integration | Single Variable Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.6 Differential Equations | 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

Without using double integrals, a new method is presented to evaluate the two Fresnel integrals about sine and cosine that has a wider applications than previous methods.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Infinite Limits: Function Values and Integrals
One-Variable Calculus | Differential Equations (for Calculus)
Ordinary Differential Equations | Analytic Methods
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