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Numerically integrate a function whose lower limit depends on a parameter?

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I have a function f(r) that I want to integrate numerically. The code is NIntegrate[f[r], {r, lowerlimit[r], Infinity}] . The lower limit is given by lowerlimit=c if r<=100 and lowerlimit=2*r otherwise, note that r can not be negative and c is some positive number. I wonder how to implement this integral.

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This doesn't make any sense. You appear to be using the name r to refer to the variable of integration as well as an independent parameter. Please be clearer.

Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago

Thank you John. I attached a picture of the problem to make it clearer

On your paper, you have x as the variable of integration, which makes sense. Do that in your code. Define your function lowerlimit using Piecewise, Condition, or even If. Then your expression will, given a value for r, yield a result.

Posted 2 months ago

Thank you John, this was so helpful

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