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## Homework Statement

sqrt(1+4t^2)

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I'm not sure if this even can be simplified. If it can't be how would I integrate it?

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sqrt(1+4t^2)

I'm not sure if this even can be simplified. If it can't be how would I integrate it?

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Tom Mattson

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Why would you want to simplify it? It's already perfectly set up for trig substitution.

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tiny-tim

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Hint: whenever you see a constant ± a square, it usually helps to try a trig substitution.

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