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Homework Help: What is the step of integrating this?

  1. Jun 4, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I need help in finding the answer of this integration:

    [tex]\int \frac{d^n [(x^2-1)^n]}{dx^n}dx[/tex]

    I have no idea how to even start, please at least give me hints how to substitude.


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  3. Jun 4, 2010 #2


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    Doesn't the fundamental theorem of calculus say that

    \int \frac{df(x)}{dx} dx = f(x) +

    ? And

    \frac{d^n [(x^2-1)^n]}{dx^n} = \frac{d}{dx} \frac{d^{n-1} [(x^2-1)^n]}{dx^{n-1}}
  4. Jun 5, 2010 #3
    I see, thanks for your time.
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