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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Just drafted Integration by Substitution

Comments/suggestions/etc!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No errors.

I think you should incorporate some definite integrals later, when you finish working on pages on indefinite integration.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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anonimnystefy wrote:

No errors.

Thanks!

anonimnystefy wrote:

I think you should incorporate some definite integrals later, when you finish working on pages on indefinite integration.

In the pipeline. Soon.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MIF;

Thanks for the page.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun,

Brain low on CHO at the moment. I'll post a comment tomorrow when I've got both brain cells working.

Bob

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi MathsIsFun,

Neat page. I haven't noticed any error. Thanks!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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bob bundy wrote:

hi MathsIsFun,

Brain low on CHO at the moment. I'll post a comment tomorrow when I've got both brain cells working.

Bob

That would imply you have only two brain cells!

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Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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That's right, Stefy. Usually they take it in turns to run things, but, for hard questions I use them both.

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun,

I've used substitution for years, but never seen it defined that way. Had to look up in my old maths text book and sure enough that's what it says too, except in Shakespearean English, of course.

Do you want some more examples?

Here's a couple. You'll have to translate them from my layout to yours.

substitute x = sin (u) => dx/du = cos (u)

substitute x = tan(u) => dx/du = sec^2(x)

Bob

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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bob bundy wrote:

... except in Shakespearean English, of course.

And thanks for the examples (nicely formatted too).

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