# Hello PF-members, good to meet you all!

1. May 8, 2015

### Mikael Lindberg

Hi Everyone,
I ended up here when I was searching the web to find out how to integrate x/(x-1). The explanations and the attitude towards learning and instructing made me feel like this is the place to be! Looking forward to explore the universe with you all!

2. May 8, 2015

### micromass

$x = (x-1) + 1$

3. May 8, 2015

4. May 8, 2015

### micromass

More generally, if you have a fraction of polynomials which you want to integrate, then the first thing you want to do is polynomial division to ensure that the degree of the denominator is strictly smaller than the degree of the numerator.