**Integration of Linear in Numerator and Quadratic in the Denominator :**

Here we are going to see some example problems to understand evaluating integration of linear in the numerator and quadratic in the denominator.

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**Question 1 :**

Evaluate the following with respect to "x".

(2x - 3) / (x^{2} + 4x - 12)

**Solution :**

∫(2x - 3) / (x^{2} + 4x - 12) dx

(2x - 3) = A(d/dx) (x^{2} + 4x - 12) + B

2x - 3 = A (2x + 4) + B ----(1)

Equating the coefficients of x.

2 = 2A

A = 1

Equating constant terms

-3 = 4A + B

-3 = 4(1) + B

-3 = 4 + B

B = -3 - 4 ===> B = -7

Applying the values of A and B in (1)

2x - 3 = 1 (2x + 4) - 7

By dividing each term by , we get

∫(2x-3)/(x^{2}+4x-12) dx

= ∫(2x-4)/(x^{2}+4x-12) dx - 7 ∫1/(x^{2}+4x-12) dx

= log (x^{2}+4x-12) - 7∫1/(x^{2}+4x-12) dx

x^{2}+4x-12 = x^{2 }+ 2x(2) + 2^{2} - 2^{2} -12

= (x + 2)^{2} + 4 - 12

= (x^{ }+ 2)^{2} - 8

= (x^{ }+ 2)^{2} - 4^{2}

= log (x^{2}+4x-12) - 7∫1/[(x^{ }+ 2)^{2} - 4^{2}] dx

= log (x^{2}+4x-12) - 7 [1/2(4) log(x + 2 - 4) / (x + 2 + 4)]

= log (x^{2}+4x-12) - (7/8) [log(x-2) / (x + 6)] + c

**Question 2 :**

Evaluate the following with respect to "x".

(5x - 2) / (2 + 2x + x^{2})

**Solution :**

∫(5x - 2) / (2 + 2x + x^{2}) dx

(5x - 2) = A(d/dx) (2 + 2x + x^{2}) + B

5x - 2 = A (2 + 2x) + B ----(1)

Equating the coefficients of x.

5 = 2A

A = 5/2

Equating constant terms

-2 = 2A + B

-2 = 2(5/2) + B

-2 = 5 + B

B = -2 - 5 ===> B = -7

Applying the values of A and B in (1)

5x - 2 = (5/2) (2 + 2x) - 7

By dividing each term by , we get

∫(5x - 2) / (2 + 2x + x^{2}) dx

= (5/2) ∫(2x + 2) / (2 + 2x + x^{2}) - 7 ∫1/(2 + 2x + x^{2}) dx

= log (2 + 2x + x^{2}) - 7∫1/(2 + 2x + x^{2}) dx

2 + 2x + x^{2} = x^{2 }+ 2x(1) + 1^{2} - 1^{2} + 2

= (x + 1)^{2} - 1 + 2

= (x^{ }+ 1)^{2} + 1

= (5/2)log (2 + 2x + x^{2}) - 7∫1/[(x^{ }+ 1)^{2} + 1] dx

= (5/2) log (2 + 2x + x^{2}) - 7 tan^{-1} (x + 1) + c

= (5/2) log (2 + 2x + x^{2}) - 7 tan^{-1} (x + 1) + c

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