# Thread: General Indefinite Integral

1. ## General Indefinite Integral

I'm a bit new to integrals and their rules, and am having some trouble integrating the following:

If someone could walk me through it I would appreciate it! I'm not sure if I need to use substitution for this or not.

2. Originally Posted by cdlegendary
I'm a bit new to integrals and their rules, and am having some trouble integrating the following:

If someone could walk me through it I would appreciate it! I'm not sure if I need to use substitution for this or not.
No need for substitution here.
Apply the following formula:
$(a-b)^2 = a^2 - 2ab + b^2$

Can you do it ?

3. Originally Posted by General
No need for substitution here.
Apply the following formula:
$(a-b)^2 = a^2 - 2ab + b^2$

Can you do it ?
Ah, I see. Thanks for clearing this up for me!