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    Antiderivative of sin^-2(x)?

    How do you find the antiderivative of

    1/sin^2(x) or same as sin^-2(x)

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    Quote Originally Posted by shiiganB View Post
    How do you find the antiderivative of

    1/sin^2(x) or same as sin^-2(x)

    Thanks
    (\sin(x))^n = \sin^n (x) is only for positive integers of x so your second expression is wrong.


    \int \csc^2(x) \, dx


    Which is a standard integral
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