How do I start?
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Originally Posted by circuscircus
How do I start? Start by expressing the question clearly. Presumably you want:
integral arcsec(x) dx.
Start by putting u=arcsec(x), then sec(u)=x, or 1/cos(u)=x.
or some form thereof.
Originally Posted by circuscircus \
correct? No, it should be,
Where does xarcsecx come from? Also what happens to 1/2 x^2?
circus, you need to apply integration by parts
polymerase is absolutely correct . . .
Integrate by parts . . .
Then we have: .
Trig Substitution: . . . Substitute: . . . and we have: .
Originally Posted by Soroban Here's another attempt
Set the integral becomes to
Back substitute and we are done.
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