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2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I looked online and it gave a really simple method to solve it and it ended up with the solution

x-2tan(x)

I took a really weird approach and I'm not sure if my answer is right, and I'm hoping if someone could take the same approach and confirm if I did it correctly.

I basically separated the integral into 2 separate integrals and got a solution.

∫tan(^4)xdx-∫sec(^4)xdx

When I was done, I got the answer of

(tan(^3)x)/3-2tanx-x-(tan(^2)x)/2

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# Homework Help: Integrating tan(^4)x-sec(^4)x

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