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Homework Help: Inegration with square roots - calc 1

  1. May 3, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data[/b]

    2. Relevant equations[/b]
    I'm just stumped. I have tried u substituion with


    but it doesn't seem to work and I can't integrate 1/u.

    I just don't know where to go with this any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  3. May 3, 2008 #2


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    If I were doing this question, I wouldn't make the substitution you made, but would instead use the substitution u=x-1.
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