Integrating a polynomial with a square root

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Poster has been reminded to show their work when asking schoolwork questions
1. Integrate the following: (4x - x^2)^1/2 dx


2. Any assistance would be appreciated.


3. Honestly don't know where to start.
 

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Simon Bridge
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Complete the square under the root, and use a trig substitution.
 
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Read up on trig substitution. I hadn't covered it yet. Thank you. Works like a charm.
 
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Well done.
 

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