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Can't integrate this function.

  1. Oct 21, 2012 #1
    How do i integrate this ?

    ∫ (x/(x+2)) .dx

    Any idea ?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 21, 2012 #2
    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.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2012 #3
    Thanks alot :D !
     
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