Does anybody know how to calculate the integral ? Thanks.
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Originally Posted by curvature Does anybody know how to calculate the integral ? Thanks. I don't think it can be expressed using a finite number of elementary functions. Perhaps it's meant to be a definite integral ....?
Originally Posted by curvature Does anybody know how to calculate the integral ? Thanks. According to Mathematica, where This is the Polylogarithm function, see Polylogarithm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I do not know how it is calculated to be this function though...
Originally Posted by mr fantastic I don't think it can be expressed using a finite number of elementary functions. Perhaps it's meant to be a definite integral ....? I mean an indefinite integral.
Originally Posted by curvature I mean an indefinite integral. Are you looking for an answer like the one in post #3?
Originally Posted by mr fantastic Are you looking for an answer like the one in post #3? Perhaps post#3 offers the best answer since I no concise form is possible to the integral.
Originally Posted by curvature Perhaps post#3 offers the best answer since I no concise form is possible to the integral. Are you sure you copied down the integral correctly? is hard, but is easy, you just use a u-substitution...
Originally Posted by Prove It Are you sure you copied down the integral correctly? is hard, but is easy, you just use a u-substitution... I mean the first one. Thank you.
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