Re: Intergration by Substition Formula compared to Symbolic Algebra Software Answer
Originally Posted by tammmyl
For
I got the answer by substitution into a formula:
By using Maple (symbolic algebra software) I got:-
Can anyone help me explain the difference in the two answers?
When you have an integral of the form , it's often useful to substitute or , because it simplifies nicely with the Pythagorean Identity. In this case, , we substitute and the integral becomes