I was wondering if you could do a trig substitution with cosine instead of sine. All the textbooks I have referred to use a sine substitution and leave no mention as to why cosine substitution was not used. It seemed that it should work just the same, until I tried it for the following Fint [sqrt(9-x^2)]/ [x^2]. I checked to see if my answer differed by only a constant but that was not the case. I have attached pictures of my work. Can anyone tell me why it does not work?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Trig Substitution with Cosine

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