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Tricky integral

  1. Dec 19, 2009 #1
    [itex]\pi[\int \right[ \frac{\sqrt{x^2+1}}{x^4+sin(x)^2}\left]\;dx [/itex]

    Is this soluble generally?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 20, 2009 #2
    Probably not.
     
  4. Dec 20, 2009 #3
    Taylor series it is then.

    It's easy to make into a series of partial fractions.
     
  5. Dec 20, 2009 #4
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=\int+sqrt(x^2%2B1)%2F(x^4%2Bsin(x)^2)+dx+
     
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