Math Help - integral of polinomial division

1. integral of polinomial division

Dear All!
please, any ideas of what to do with:
$\int \frac{3x^3+2x^2+4x-8}{x^4+16}$

2. Re: integral of polinomial division

You can factor the denominator as $(x^2-2\sqrt{2}x+4)(x^2+2\sqrt{2}x+4)$ and use the method of partial fractions.

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