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Integral (maybe simple maybe hard)

  1. Oct 29, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    integrate (t^2) / (1+2t) . Wolfram alpha gave this as the answer: http://www4a.wolframalpha.com/Calculate/MSP/MSP957620di145hih25dggd00002hc5g230hb2h25hd?MSPStoreType=image/gif&s=24&w=229.&h=36. [Broken]


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I tried a u-substitution and couldn't arrive at a solution. Any other suggestions! Int by parts doesn't seem to work either!
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 7, 2017
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  3. Oct 29, 2014 #2
    The only easy method that comes to mind for me is to split the integrand into easier parts by long division.
     
  4. Oct 29, 2014 #3

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    The substitution u = 1+2t should work. I'm guessing that's what you tried, but you messed up somewhere along the way. Show your work.
     
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