i need help with the question:

Evaluate the following integral using a trigonometric substitution.

int[dx/(x^2-1)^(3/2)], x>1

any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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- August 5th 2009, 11:55 PMJonny-123Trigonometric substitution for integrals
i need help with the question:

Evaluate the following integral using a trigonometric substitution.

int[dx/(x^2-1)^(3/2)], x>1

any help would be appreciated, thanks. - August 6th 2009, 12:01 AMo_O
Trigonometric Substitution

Does your integrand contain any of the forms given in the wiki entry? Yes. .

What trig substitution should you use? - August 6th 2009, 01:48 AMJonny-123
oh ok so the substution is x=secx

i got the answer: cosx.ln|sinx|+c

is this the correct answer?