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anonymous
 5 years ago
What is the value of ∫[1,2,1/[(x+2)^2√((x+2)^2+16)],]?
anonymous
 5 years ago
What is the value of ∫[1,2,1/[(x+2)^2√((x+2)^2+16)],]?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, I have your answer, but this website is giving me grief re. posting so I can't write huge slabs.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let\[w^2=(x+2)^2+16\]then\[2w.dw=2(x+2).dx \rightarrow dx = \frac{w}{x+2}dw=\frac{w}{\sqrt{w^216}}dw\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so your integral becomes,\[\int\limits_{w_1}^{w_2}\frac{w}{\sqrt{w^216}}\frac{1}{w(w^216)} dw=\int\limits_{w_1}^{w_2}\frac{1}{(w^216)^{3/2}} dw\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now let w=cosh(theta). Then dw=sinh(theta) d(theta) and w^216 = 16sinh^2(theta). Substitute into the integral:\[\int\limits_{\theta_1}^{\theta_2}\frac{4\sinh \theta}{(16\sinh^2 \theta)^{3/2}}d \theta=\frac{1}{16}\int\limits_{\theta_1}^{\theta_2}\frac{d \theta }{\sinh^2 \theta}=\frac{1}{16}\int\limits_{\theta_1}^{\theta_2}cosech^2 \theta d \theta\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[=\frac{1}{16}\coth \theta^{\theta_2}_{\theta_1}\]Using the fact that coth(theta)= cosh(theta)/sinh(theta), you have\[\coth \theta = \frac{\cosh \theta}{\sinh \theta}=\frac{\cosh \theta }{\sqrt{\cosh^2 \theta 1}}=\frac{w}{\sqrt{w^216}}\]Using the definition of the sub. for w, and the result for the integral, \[\int\limits_{}{}\frac{1}{(x+2)^2\sqrt{(x+2)^2+16}}dx=\frac{1}{16}\frac{w}{\sqrt{w^216}}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{1}{16}\frac{\sqrt{(x+2)^2+16}}{x+2}^{2}_{1}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!

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 5 years ago
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