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

The problem says to integrate ln(2x+1)dx

2. Relevant equations

I used u=ln(2x+1); du = 2dx/(2x+1); dv=dx; v=x

3. The attempt at a solution

So, I integrated it using that (above) 'dictionary' and I got the expression xln(2x+1) - integral of (2x/2x+1)

I could substitute again and say that u=(1/(2x+1)); dv=2xdx, but that process would never end!!

And, if I use u=(2x), then various parts of the equation would cancel and I would be left with integral of (ln(2x+1)) = integral of (ln(2x+1))...

I know that the answer should be 0.5(2x+1)ln(2x+1) - x +C, but I can't seem to get it!!

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# Homework Help: Integrating Natural Log Function using Integration by Parts Method

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