# Math Help - integration

1. ## integration

integrate:

4x - 5 / 3x^2 -3 dx

2. Originally Posted by razorfever
integrate:

4x - 5 / 3x^2 -3 dx
Take out a common factor of $\frac{1}{3}$, factorise the bottom using DOTS, then use Partial Fractions.

3. what do u mean by use DOTS

4. Originally Posted by razorfever
what do u mean by use DOTS
Difference
Of
Two
Squares.

i.e.

$a^2 - b^2 = (a + b)(a - b)$.