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I came upon this strange integral:

[tex]\int \frac{f(x,y)}{x}dx[/tex]

How would one attempt to solve this? Would integration by parts do?

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I came upon this strange integral:

[tex]\int \frac{f(x,y)}{x}dx[/tex]

How would one attempt to solve this? Would integration by parts do?

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Like yyat said, unless we have more info about f(x,y) we can't really say anything about it.

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Are yoiu going to tell us what f(x,y) is?

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If y = g(x), then plug in.

If y is an implict function of x, some method of integration might make your life easier. This would be a lot easier to do on a case by case basis.

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or if: f(x,y)=0 the integral is zero(0) or if

f(x,y)=1=> integral is ln|x|

(just messing around)!

f(x,y)=1=> integral is ln|x|

(just messing around)!

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Excuse post #6. If you interpreted it as a joke to your post, it was not meant to be so.

I think you mentioned about all possible cases. The OP, might also consider differetiating under the integral sign as well, if applicable. But since there are no info whatsoever about the nature of f(x,y), then god help us.

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I agree that the problem is sort of vague. I mean, I could ask you how you solve the equation

f(x) = 0.

It... uh... sort of depends on, well, what f(x) is.

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