# Help Calculating Definite Integral

## Homework Statement

(2(x)^2)/((x+1)((x)^2+1)) from 0 to 1

How did it get to this answer?(3/2)ln2-(pi/4)

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LCKurtz
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Use partial fractions to write the integrand as
$$\frac A {x+1}+\frac{Bx+C}{x^2+1}$$

Use partial fractions to write the integrand as
$$\frac A {x+1}+\frac{Bx+C}{x^2+1}$$

I did that.

I already have the solution. I'm just trying to figure out where the 3 came from.

LCKurtz