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1. Hello again TSR,
I came across this method of a integration.

If youve not seen it, it is basically another form of integration by parts, but it is a lot quicker to do if you have something like and as n gets larger, integration by parts gets pretty boring and long to do.

Granted that n wont be anything above 3 or 4 in C4, I was wondering if I could use this instead of by parts?

Thanks,
P____P
2. (Original post by P____P)
Hello again TSR,
I came across this method of a integration.

If youve not seen it, it is basically another form of integration by parts, but it is a lot quicker to do if you have something like and as n gets larger, integration by parts gets pretty boring and long to do.

Granted that n wont be anything above 3 or 4 in C4, I was wondering if I could use this instead of by parts?

Thanks,
P____P
You could use it. It's not any different to IBP. That said, I can't see it being espcially useful in C4 and higher up, reduction formulae are much more useful.
3. (Original post by Zacken)
You could use it. It's not any different to IBP. That said, I can't see it being espcially useful in C4 and higher up, reduction formulae are much more useful.
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I won't lose any 'M' marks, would I?
4. Yes, it works well. It is exactly integration by parts, just expressed in a tabular form.

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