Inverse trig integration

• May 5th 2010, 06:34 PM
Mattpd
Inverse trig integration
I have the function

$1/\sqrt{4-3x^2}$

and I see that it is in the form of arcsin. Where do I go from here? I know arctan has a little trick where the integral is

$(1/a) arctan (x/a)$

Does arcsin have a similar trick? How would you solve this?
• May 5th 2010, 06:51 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by Mattpd
I have the function

$1/\sqrt{4-3x^2}$

and I see that it is in the form of arcsin. Where do I go from here? I know arctan has a little trick where the integral is

$(1/a) arctan (x/a)$

Does arcsin have a similar trick? How would you solve this?

6. Integration: Inverse Trigonometric Forms
• May 5th 2010, 07:45 PM
Mattpd
Quote:

Originally Posted by skeeter

Thanks. It's even easier than the arctan form (Clapping)