# Can't integrate this function.

1. Oct 21, 2012

### Redoctober

How do i integrate this ?

∫ (x/(x+2)) .dx

Any idea ?

2. Oct 21, 2012

### slider142

Try using a substitution. The immediate problem is dividing by x + 2, so try u = x + 2.
An alternative solution is to use polynomial division to simplify the fraction. It is a good idea to be familiar with both techniques for more advanced problems.

3. Oct 21, 2012

### Redoctober

Thanks alot :D !