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Tricky Integral

  1. May 11, 2009 #1
    I need to evaluate the integral of:

    1/(E-Cx^4)^(1/2) from x0 to x.

    Both C and E are constants.

    I've been looking for an appropriate substitution or maybe something along the lines of inverse trigonometric substitution but everything I think of runs into a dead end.

    Help would be much appreciated.
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  3. May 11, 2009 #2


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    What do you know about elliptic integrals of the first kind?
    Because doing your integral with Mathematica gives me one in the result.
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