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Integration problem

  1. Aug 18, 2008 #1
    I am having problems trying to solve the following problem and wondered if anyone could point me in the right direction..

    Ht=integral of:(((1-omega)*a^-1+(omega*a^-2))^-1/2)da

    cheers
     
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  3. Aug 18, 2008 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi birdhen! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    (have an integral: ∫ and a square-root: √ and an omega: ω :smile:)

    Hint: multiply top and bottom by a (to get rid of the nasty inverses :frown:), and then complete the square …

    in other words, put the bracket into the form something2 ± a constant. :smile:
     
  4. Aug 18, 2008 #3
    thank you!
     
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