Results 1 to 3 of 3

Math Help - Approaching this integral

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    Jul 2010
    From
    UK
    Posts
    24

    Question Approaching this integral

    Hello I didn't know which is the best approach to this integral. I think I need to apply the reduction formula but I don't know exactly how.

    I=\int_a^b (x+1)^4 (x^5+6x^3+2x)dx
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor
    Prove It's Avatar
    Joined
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    11,504
    Thanks
    1400

    Re: Approaching this integral

    Just expand everything and then integrate term by term...
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  3. #3
    Newbie
    Joined
    Jul 2010
    From
    UK
    Posts
    24

    Re: Approaching this integral

    Thank you
    ..wonder why I was trying too hard. :/
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. [maxima] approaching integral values
    Posted in the Math Software Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: April 28th 2009, 09:39 AM
  2. Approaching complex problem.....
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: February 8th 2009, 05:41 PM
  3. Limits: h approaching zero
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: December 13th 2008, 01:57 PM
  4. approaching a limit
    Posted in the Pre-Calculus Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: September 23rd 2008, 09:45 AM
  5. balls approaching with velocities given only.
    Posted in the Math Topics Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: November 18th 2007, 06:46 PM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum