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Integral involving a square root which I can't work out!

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Homework Statement



Hi, I'm stuck on the following integral.

∫ y / (√(a(y^2)-c)) dy

where a and c are constants

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The Attempt at a Solution



I've tried using standard integrals involving square roots in the denominator, but I'm unsure what to do with the y on the numerator.

Any help would be appreciated!
 

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Hint: Write the integrand as the derivative of a function of the form √(______).
 

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