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Integrals of Trigonometric Functions

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I have three problems that I'm having a hard time with. I'd appreciate any help with
any of the three problems.



[tex]\int(x^3 * sqrt(x^2 - 1)[/tex]


Solve for y (separation of variables):
dy/dx = ((2y + 3)^2)/((4x + 5)^2)

2. Relevant equations

Separation of variables for 3rd problem.

3. The attempt at a solution

I have work on scartch paper but I get stuck.
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
For the first integral, use the reduction formula for cosine.

For the second, try u = x2

For the third, did you try getting everything with y on one side and everything with x on the other?
thank you. im going to try this right now. for the third i got down to an integral that would need partial fraction decomposition but got stuck. :(
I finally got the first one. so just the 2nd and 3rd problems now.

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