Does anybody know how I might integrate this:
1 / [(1-x^2)^1/2] ??
i.e. One over the square root of (1 minus x squared). As you can tell I haven't yet learnt how you make it look all mathsy on these applets.
Any help appreciated.
Thanks for the hint. That leaves me at integrating sec(x), right? - I've had a little scout around and that seems like rather a complex (though ultimately manageable) affair. I just wanted to check that the task is as I've pictured it (I'm perplexed because this seems like a much harder problem than any of the other problems on this paper)
Edit: I mean sec theta