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i don't understand how to integrate the first part because it should be either even or odd, but this is neither.. help!

  • Calculus -

    let u = cot(x)
    du = -csc^2(x) dx

    csc^4 = csc^2 * (1+cot^2)
    and we have

    -u^(1/3)(1+u^2) du

    That should pose no problem.

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