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Evaluate this integral

  1. Sep 20, 2011 #1
    I am unable to Evaluate this integral. Can any one tell me what is the test we need to perform to tell whether the function is integrable or not:
     

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  3. Sep 20, 2011 #2
    This function cannot be integrated in terms of elementary functions.
     
  4. Sep 20, 2011 #3
    Have a look at Liouville's Theorem on Integration in Terms of Elementary Functions if you are interested.
     
  5. Sep 20, 2011 #4
    There is also something known as the Risch algorithm.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2011 #5
    There's the ratio test from Calc 2 which might be helpful here.
     
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