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if dy/dx = x^x , find y ?

or

find

∫x^x dx

?

or

find

∫x^x dx

?

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if dy/dx = x^x , find y ?

or

find

∫x^x dx

?

or

find

∫x^x dx

?

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HallsofIvy

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That cannot be integrated in terms of elementary functions.

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Where did you get that problem?

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Is there a way enable us to know that a function F can be intergrated in terms of elementary functions or not ?That cannot be integrated in terms of elementary functions.

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It is called the Risch algorithm: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risch_algorithmIs there a way enable us to know that a function F can be intergrated in terms of elementary functions or not ?

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