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# (x+3)/(x^2-12x+27)...how to integrate this with respect to x? watch

1. i've been struggling a bit with this question.
I'll probably feel stupid if I get an answer here, since the question doesn't come from an exercise which should have been difficult, but I can't find the answer for myself, so I need help.
2. Factorize the denominator and use partial fractions.
3. Yep, factorize and use partial fractions.

This should help you (click "show steps" and it'll give you a blow-by-blow account!).
4. thanks : )
all the earlier questions in the exercise had factorizations of the bottom such that all the factors were the same, so i'd got it into my head that any factorization would have to be into the same factor repeated e.g. (x-3)(x-3).
5. (Original post by schoolstudent)
thanks : )
all the earlier questions in the exercise had factorizations of the bottom such that all the factors were the same, so i'd got it into my head that any factorization would have to be into the same factor repeated e.g. (x-3)(x-3).
No problem

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