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    int by parts

    Looking to integrate arcsin(x)*dx from 0 to 1 by method of int by parts. You get an improper integral when doing this, but want to do it regardless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WartonMorton View Post
    Looking to integrate arcsin(x)*dx from 0 to 1 by method of int by parts. You get an improper integral when doing this, but want to do it regardless.
    u=arcsin
    dv=dx
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    so du = 1/sqrt(1-x^2)
    v=1

    Can't quite put it all together.
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    $\displaystyle u=arcsinx$

    $\displaystyle du=\frac{1}{\sqrt{-x^2}}dx$

    $\displaystyle dv=dx$

    $\displaystyle v=\int dx=x$

    $\displaystyle uv-\int vdu$
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    Quote Originally Posted by WartonMorton View Post
    so du = 1/sqrt(1-x^2)
    v=1

    Can't quite put it all together.
    $\displaystyle u = arcsinx \implies du = \frac{1}{\sqrt{1-x^2}} dx$

    and,

    $\displaystyle dv = dx \implies v = x$

    using integration by parts, the expression is

    $\displaystyle uv - \int v. \text{du}$

    $\displaystyle = x \times arcsin(x) - \int \frac{x}{\sqrt{1-x^2}} dx$

    Now for $\displaystyle \int \frac{x}{\sqrt{1-x^2}} dx$, use substitution:

    $\displaystyle u = 1-x^2$

    and integrate
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