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To evaluate an integral, differentiate under the integral sign

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If you have an integral that involves a parameter, then sometimes you can evaluate it by differentiating with respect to that parameter.

This is discussed in some detail in a Wikipedia article on the topic. Eventually it would be nice to have a Tricki article too.

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