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    need help calculating this integral

    the integral from 0 to 1:


    x^3-x^2+x+1/(x+1)(x-2)

    i think i should use sub by parts???but i am a bit lost here!! thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by monolith View Post
    the integral from 0 to 1:


    x^3-x^2+x+1/(x+1)(x-2)

    i think i should use sub by parts???but i am a bit lost here!! thanks!
    x^3-x^2+x+1/(x+1)(x-2) ( you need to factorise the top equation )
    (x+1)(x^2-x+1) / (x+1)(x-2)
    (x^2-x+1) / (x-2)

    I hope you will be able to take it from here.
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