# Math Help - integration by partial fractions

1. ## integration by partial fractions

Does anyone know how to start the above integral using the partial fraction method?

2. Originally Posted by cdlegendary

Does anyone know how to start the above integral using the partial fraction method?
Factor the bottom into $(x+1)(x-1)$ and use this to do your decomposition, then integrate.

3. Ahh thanks. I see where I made my mistake. For some reason I thought the factor of (x^2)-1 was x(x-1).