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Long integral

  1. Nov 14, 2008 #1
    T know my anwser is right becose i checked it but dose anyone know a faster way to find the integral of x^8
    other than long division and then partial fractions?
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  3. Nov 14, 2008 #2


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    You mean
    [tex]\frac{x^8}{x^2+ 26x+ 48}[/tex]
    (it looked like a polynomial to me!)

    No, there is not a simpler or faster way to do that.
  4. Nov 14, 2008 #3
    yes the actual equation could be factored to [tex]\frac{x^8}{x^2+ 26x+ 48}+\frac{x}{x^2+9}[/tex]
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