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    another trig integral

    \int sec^45xdx
    should I divide this problem up by sec^2 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by saiyanmx89 View Post
    \int sec^45xdx
    should I divide this problem up by sec^2 ?
    Yes. Convert one of the square secants to a square tangent (using \sec^2\theta=\tan^2\theta+1), and keep the other \sec^25x for your du.
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