Read this thread: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...functions.html
Read this thread: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...functions.html
You could try a hyperbolic substitution. In this example we're looking to reduce the sum of two squares to a single square, will work here.is there an easier way??
So
We need to write this in terms of our original variable so
So
This is also the answer maxima gives to the integral