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Help with trigonometric integral

  1. Sep 19, 2011 #1
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    i used the above equation, then expanded it all out and multiplied by the denominator and hoped i would then be able to do a simple substitution that would give me an antiderivative after integrating but that hasn't been working for me
    any ideas?
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  3. Sep 20, 2011 #2


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    A relatively straightforward method involves a series of substitutions. I would start with [itex]u=1-\sin x[/itex]
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