Fraction work: Back to the integral: I considered which doesn't seem to help the situation much. Should completing the square be a consideration?
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Originally Posted by symstar Fraction work: Back to the integral: I considered which doesn't seem to help the situation much. Should completing the square be a consideration? yes, complete the square for the last two integrals
Take just the integral: Completing the square: Is this correct? This seems to just be leading me in to more of a mess.
Last edited by symstar; Sep 14th 2008 at 06:39 PM. Reason: added stuff
Originally Posted by symstar Take just the integral: Completing the square: Is this correct? This seems to just be leading me in to more of a mess. yes, you are good so far. now factor out the 3/4 from the denominator and split the integral.
Or with you could have go I believe now is easier
Carrying on... If I did indeed do this correctly, then I still have the from earlier which I still need to integrate. According to the book, I'll get the incorrect answer
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