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Evaluate : $ \int \large\frac{6x+7}{\sqrt{(x-5)(x-4)}}$$dx $

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  • $\int\large\frac{(px+q)}{\sqrt{ax^2+bx+c}}$$dx.$,where p,q,a,b,c are constants,we are to find real numbers such that $px+q=A\large\frac{d}{dx}$$(ax^2+bx+c)+B$
  • Therefore $px+q=A(2ax+b)+B.$
  • To determine A and B we equate the coefficients from both sided,the coefficients of x and the constant terms.A and B are thus obtained
  • $\int\large\frac{dx}{\sqrt{x^2-a^2}}$$=\log|x+\sqrt{x^2-a^2}|+c.$
Step 1:
$I=\int\large \frac{6x+7}{(x-5)(x-4)}$$dx=\int\large\frac{6x+7}{\sqrt{x^2-9x+20}}.$
We can write,
Now equating the coefficients we get,
6=2A$\Rightarrow A=3.$
$7=-9A+B\Rightarrow B=34.$
Hence A=3 and B=34.
Step 2:
On separating we can write,
Let $x^2-9x+20=t.$ and $x^2-9x+20=(x-\frac{9}{2})^2-\frac{1}{4}=(x-\large\frac{9}{2})^2-(\frac{1}{2})^2$.
On differentiating
Therefore $I=3\int\frac{dt}{\sqrt t}+34\int\frac{dx}{\sqrt{(x-\frac{9}{2}}})^2-(\large\frac{1}{2})^2.$
Step 3:
On integrating we get,
$\;\;\;=3\times 2(\sqrt t)+34\log|(x-9/2)+\sqrt{(x-5)(x-4)}+c.$
Substituting for t we get,
answered Nov 11, 2013 by sreemathi.v
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