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Problem: Integrate

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  • Subject: [mg33589] Problem: Integrate
  • From: Alexander Baehr <abaehr at>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 01:13:10 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: TU Darmstadt, SRT
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hello everybody,

Integrate[ -1 + Cos[\[Theta]]\^2 + Sin[\[Theta]]\^2,
\ {\[Theta], 0, 2 \[Pi]}]

I get the result


though the result is obviously zero. The Calculation is OK if I remove
one of the three terms, such that the result is no longer zero.

Is this a bug?


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