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Rationalizing Substitutions

An integration method which is often useful when the integrand is a fraction including more than one kind of root, such as . A different type of rationalizing substitution can be used to work with integrands such as .

Note: This method transforms the integrand into a rational function, hence the name rationalizing.

 



 

 

See also

u-substitution

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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