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Thanks in advance for any help!

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- Oct 9th 2009, 08:14 AMjanedoeIntegration w/ u-substitution, work is inside
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Thanks in advance for any help! - Oct 9th 2009, 08:22 AMpflo
Why use u-substitution on this problem?

I suppose if you HAVE to use u-substitution, you could let instead.

That would give you the following integral:

- Oct 9th 2009, 08:24 AMjanedoe
- Oct 9th 2009, 08:32 AMpflo
I edited my original reply to include a method where you could use u-substitution.

One note: When using u-substitution, always look for the derivative of u (the one with the original variable) to cancel out. In this case, you identified the problem with the substitution you originally did - couldn't cancel out the t's. But with the derivative would include a 't' which WOULD cancel out.