I have this problem for homework: Evaluate the indefinite integral I don't know how to decide which numbers to pick as the 'u'. Is there a rule to follow, or do you just pick any one at random? Thank you
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Originally Posted by JohnJames I have this problem for homework: Evaluate the indefinite integral I don't know how to decide which numbers to pick as the 'u'. Is there a rule to follow, or do you just pick any one at random? Thank you substitute, integrate, then back substitute ...
Thanks again for your help Skeeter, sorry for the late response. How did you get: I don't understand that part of it.
you should already know the following general antiderivative ... link ... Pauls Online Notes : Calculus I - Computing Indefinite Integrals
Thanks so much Skeeter, you been a real big help man.