Integration of an inverse polynomial

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Hello,

I want to integrate this expression :

∫ (x5 + ax4 + bx3 + cx2 + dx)-1

between xmin>0 and xmax>0

a is positive but b, c and d can be positive or negative.

I have no idea to integrate this expression... Do you have methods to do this ?

marcusl
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You have not written a valid integral. You must reformulate your problem.

Ray Vickson
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Hello,

I want to integrate this expression :

∫ (x5 + ax4 + bx3 + cx2 + dx)-1

between xmin>0 and xmax>0

a is positive but b, c and d can be positive or negative.

I have no idea to integrate this expression... Do you have methods to do this ?