Date: Sat, 11 Jul 1998 06:35:15 -0700
Subject: Calculus problems

I'm stuck again. Can you help?

This involves integration using the method of partial fractions

the integral of:
7x(to the 5th) - 2x(cubed) + 3 dx
x(to the fourth) - 81

Do I have to do long division to reduce the numerator to the fourth power?

the integral of:
4- 16x +21x(squared) + 6x(cubed) - 3x(fourth) dx
x(cubed)(x - 2)(squared)

correspondence student

Hi again, The answer to your first question is yes.

For the second question there is no easy "fix", you need to perform the partial fraction decomposition. write

and solve for A, B, C, D, and E.


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