I'm pretty sure I need to complete the square...but when I start that process the problem gets really nasty. A push por favor?
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A push A push down a cliff? Originally Posted by silencecloak I'm pretty sure I need to complete the square...but when I start that process the problem gets really nasty. . Therefore, .
This problem is super confusing to me = Would I set as my next step? And after that I have no clue
Originally Posted by silencecloak This problem is super confusing to me = Would I set as my next step? And after that I have no clue First . Second use a trignometric substitution.
Hello, silencecloak! This is a nasty problem . . . Yes, we must complete the square . . . We have: . The integral becomes: . Let: . . and: . Substitute: . . . . . . . . . . Can you finish it?
Well now I'm just more confused Two different answers from completing the square @Soroban you lost me at Edit: this is the first time I have done a trig sub problem like this...
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