18.01SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Single Variable Calculus

Part A: Trigonometric Powers, Trigonometric Substitution and Completing the Square

Session 72: Trig Substitution

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This technique is useful for integrating square roots of sums of squares. This session also covers the trigonometry needed to convert your answer to a more useful form.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

Clip 1: Example of Trig Substitution

Clip 2: Undoing Trig Substitution

Clip 3: Summary of Trig Substitution

Worked Example

Substitution Practice

Recitation Video

Hyperbolic Trig Substitution

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Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2010
Learning Resource Types
Exams with Solutions
Lecture Notes
Lecture Videos
Problem Sets with Solutions
Recitation Videos