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    [SOLVED] Question on integrals

    \int -3 / sqrt(1-x^2)

    I separate the constant, then move the denominator up to the numerator, getting

    -3 \int (1 - x^2)^{-1/2}

    I'm stuck here though. Do I just apply the power rule?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archduke01 View Post

    I'm stuck here though. Do I just apply the power rule?
    No, use a trigonmetric substitution.

    x= \sin{\theta} could do the trick
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