This looks like a tan^-1x type answer but the actual answer is different and I am not sure of the process to get there.

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- Mar 7th 2009, 01:29 PMTYTYIntegral: have madness, need method

This looks like a tan^-1x type answer but the actual answer is different and I am not sure of the process to get there. - Mar 7th 2009, 01:49 PMMentia
okay so separate it out:

then

The part with the 3 is just arctan. Use a substitution on the other part:

u = x^2 + 1 --> du = 2xdx ---> dx = du/(2x), and so the integral should give a natural log. - Mar 7th 2009, 01:52 PMTYTY