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Re: NIntegrate a list
*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
*Subject*: [mg52978] Re: NIntegrate a list
*From*: Simon Anders <simon.anders at uibk.ac.at>
*Date*: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 04:00:08 -0500 (EST)
*Organization*: University of Innsbruck, Austria
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Aaron,
Aaron Fude wrote:
> I can Integrate this, but apparently not NIntegrate this:
>
> Integrate[x*Sin[x]*{1, 2}, {theta, -Pi, Pi}]
>
> but not
>
> NIntegrate[x*Sin[x]*{1, 2}, {theta, -Pi, Pi}]
>
> Is there a good way to do this (w/o writing loops)?
First, I assume, you meant x instead of theta:
NIntegrate[x*Sin[x]*{1, 2}, {x, -Pi, Pi}]
Now, you can, of course, put N[_] around it:
N[Integrate[x*Sin[x]*{1, 2}, {x, -Pi, Pi}]]
But this might try to do it first analytically, which you do not want.
So, use Map:
Map [NIntegrate[x*Sin[x]*#, {x, -Pi, Pi}] &, {1, 2}]
(In case, you are not too experienced, let me explain: I have written
the left argument to 'Map' as "pure function", i.e. a function where the
parameters are referred to not by name but by position, i.e. we write
'#1', '#2', '#3' etc. for them, or here, just '#', which is short for
'#1', the one and only parameter of the function. The '&' at the end
marks the construct before it as pure fucntion. And 'Map' takes the
elements of the second parameter, the list, and puts them into the
position maked with the '#'. This is, by the way, precisely, what
Mathemtica does automatically in the first case (Integrate without N).)
HTH,
Simon
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