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Homework Help: Integration question

  1. Feb 27, 2007 #1
    1. Integrate x^3 / (x+1)^10

    Tried substitution with u = x+1, or x+1 cubed, but no go
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  3. Feb 27, 2007 #2


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    You could just write it as [tex]x^3(x+1)^{-10}[/tex] and integrate by parts a few times.
  4. Feb 27, 2007 #3
    If u = x+1, then x = u-1, isn't it?
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