Integrals containing [itex] \frac{1}{\sqrt{x^2+a^2-2xa \cos{\theta}}} [/itex] occure frequently in physics but I still have problem solving them. Is there a general method for dealing with them?(Either w.r.t. x or [itex] \theta [/itex])(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Integrals containing (x^2+a^2-2xa cos(theta))^(-1/2)

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