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Find the integral of sqrt ( sec x) dx. Plz reply back soon

Find the integral of sqrt ( sec x) dx. Plz reply back soon

Grade:12

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Ritika Das
105 Points
5 years ago
To find the integral of sqrt(sec x) dx : – 
First of all, let u = cos x.
Then, du/dx= – sin x
or, du= – sin x.dx
or, dx= ( – 1/sinx).du
Then I = ∫(sqrt.(sec x)).dx
          =∫(1/(sqrt.cos x)).dx
Putting u= cos x we get,
I = – ∫(1/(sqrt.(u(1 – u2)))).du
  This integral is an elliptical integral.

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