1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Long division to solve indefinite integral

  1. May 6, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    how to solve the integral of x^3 - 3x^2 + 4x -9 / x^2 + 3 dx

    2. Relevant equations
    using long division


    3. The attempt at a solution

    x^2 + 3 divided into x^3 - 3x^2 + 4x -9 im not sure
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 6, 2010 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    Please use parentheses around the entire numerator and the entire denominator.

    Do you know how to do polynomial division. The quotient should be x + some other stuff.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook