Hi there, can somebody help me to integrate the following: I've used Mathcad to find that the answer is But I don't know any formulas or equations to use to get to the answer. I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by Srengam Hi there, can somebody help me to integrate the following: I've used Mathcad to find that the answer is But I don't know any formulas or equations to use to get to the answer. I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.
Last edited by Also sprach Zarathustra; June 30th 2011 at 05:06 PM.
Originally Posted by Srengam Hi there, can somebody help me to integrate the following: I've used Mathcad to find that the answer is But I don't know any formulas or equations to use to get to the answer. I would really appreciate any help. Thanks. First write the integral using a negative index before applying the power rule of integration. Now increase the index of y by 1 and divide by the new index.
Originally Posted by Archie Meade Now increase the index of y by 1 and divide by the new index. And add 'c'
Sorry, now I can't understand how to do the integration I don't what equation or formula to use? I've never had the integrate a fractional power before, and can't find how anywhere in my notes. Thanks.
Originally Posted by Srengam Sorry, now I can't understand how to do the integration I don't what equation or formula to use? I've never had the integrate a fractional power before, and can't find how anywhere in my notes. Thanks. same as the rule for any other exponent (except -1) ...
Thanks all, I've been able to work through it now with your help.
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