Originally Posted by
john84 I find myself sitting at my desk, pondering why I decided to take Calc 2. Anyway, I'm having trouble with simple integration by substitution, which does not bode well for the rest of my semester.
Find the Following Integral: t^3(t^4-2)^5dt
So far I have done
u=t^4-2
du=4t^3dt
So i have ∫(u)^5(du/4)dt=1/4 ∫(t^4-2)^5*4t^3dt
simplifying...
1/4((t^4-2)^6)/6*t^4
Giving me a final (wrong) answer of
((t^4-2)^6*t^4)/24
What am I doing wrong here? Any help is extremely appreciated
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