Just started Antiderivatives Help?

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Homework Statement


F[/B]ind the Antiderivative of: (x^3-1)/(x-1). All is known is the integration formulas (i.e. ∫sinx = -cosx+c)

Homework Equations


Integration Formulas the most complicated being ∫cscx dx= -ln(cscx+cotx)+c

The Attempt at a Solution


I tried doing (x^3/x-1) -(1/x-1), but now I'm stuck I don't really know what to do next

Thank you in advance for your time :) !
 

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SteamKing
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Have you tried factoring the numerator?
 
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Oh! I didn't think about it!http://picardfacepalm.com/updown.gif [Broken] Thank you! I tried it and it works!
 
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