# Integral involving exponential functions

1. Aug 11, 2015

### lequan

Please help give references on solving the following integral:

$$\int\frac{1}{c_{1}e^{ax}+c_{2}e^{bx}}dx$$ where $$a\neq b$$

Thanks a lot in advance.

2. Aug 11, 2015

### mathman

Gradshteyn and Ryzhik is the most complete table of integrals that I am aware of.
They do not have the integral you want, except for special cases, a = - b or a = 0.

3. Aug 11, 2015

### lequan

It seems that we need to get involved in a hypergeometric function, but no more detailed references...

4. Aug 12, 2015

### mathman

Are you asking for indefinite integral or definite integral? For definite integral $(0,\infty)$, the reference I cited above has many expressions that look similar to what you have. As I noted above, nothing for indefinite integral.

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