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Homework Help: Solving integrals with the table of integrals

  1. Mar 8, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    2. Relevant equations

    From the table of integrals:
    #92 ∫utan-1udu = (u2+1)/2)tan-1-u/2 + c


    #95 ∫untan-1udu = 1/(n+1)[un+1tan-1-∫ (un+1du)/(1+u2) , n≠-1

    3. The attempt at a solution

    The answer is 1/2(e2x+1)arctan(ex) - (1/2)ex + C

    I don't know if I'm supposed to make a substitution first and if so what I should substitute and/or if which from I should use from the table. I've tried to make the initial substitution of e2x and ex and they both got me seemingly nowhere. Help please.
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  3. Mar 8, 2012 #2


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    Try ##u=e^x## and see if you can't get it in a form to use 95 with ##u^n## in front for some ##n##.
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