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Homework Help: Help! Need to integrate to the arcsin(u) but don't know how!

  1. Feb 1, 2010 #1
    Evaluate the integral:

    (dx)(17x-x^2)^(-1/2)


    ...no clue
     
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  3. Feb 1, 2010 #2
    for the arcsine, try integration by parts!
     
  4. Feb 1, 2010 #3
    I don't know how to do that...

    can you show me the steps?
     
  5. Feb 2, 2010 #4

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    Complete the square inside the radical.
     
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