Evaluate this integral

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

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