How do you integrate functions such as this?: 1/[(x-1)^2] I cannot for the life of me see how to do this. Thanks Also , I know this is not calculus but could someone quickly also say how to solve e^2x + e^-2x = 5/2?
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Originally Posted by kinhew93 How do you integrate functions such as this?: 1/[(x-1)^2] What is the derivative of $\displaystyle \frac{-1}{x-1}~?$
Originally Posted by Plato What is the derivative of $\displaystyle \frac{-1}{x-1}~?$ (x-1)^-2, thanks!
Originally Posted by kinhew93 Also , I know this is not calculus but could someone quickly also say how to solve e^2x + e^-2x = 5/2? Yes, it should be in its own thread. Please don't do this again. Try the substitution $\displaystyle y = e^{2x}$, then multiply both sides by y. -Dan
Originally Posted by topsquark Yes, it should be in its own thread. Please don't do this again. Try the substitution $\displaystyle y = e^{2x}$, then multiply both sides by y. -Dan Ok thanks
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