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(Uniform)Continuity of sine curve: TIFR 2019 GS Part A, Problem 9

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Prove that the function \(f(x)=\frac{\sin(x^3)}{x}\) is uniformly continuous and bounded.

Source of the problem
TIFR 2019 GS Part A, Problem 9
Topic
Analysis
Difficulty Level
Hard
Suggested Book

Introduction to Real Analysis by Donald R. Sherbert and Robert G. Bartle

 

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We have the function in the interval \((0,\infty)\) \(f(x)=\frac{\sin(x^3)}{x}$\) Can you prove that the function is uniformly continuous?

The function is clearly continuous(why?).
Any bounded, continuous function f:(0,\infty) \to \mathbb{R} where f(x) \to 0 as x \to 0,\infty is uniformly continuous. The derivative if it exists does not have to be bounded.
Note that \(\sin(x^3)/x = x^2 \sin(x^3)/x^3 \to 0\cdot 1 = 0\) as \(x \to 0\). This is also a great example of a uniformly continuous function with an unbounded derivative

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