18.01SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Single Variable Calculus

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

Session 73: Completing the Square

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For integrals involving the square root of some more general quadratic function, complete the square and then use trig substitution.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

Clip 1: Completing the Square

Recitation Video

Integration by Completing the Square

Worked Example

Complete the Square

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Fall 2010
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