"Frederick Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:4F0F22CC.EDB4B64@btinternet.com... > John Smith wrote: > >> Thanks. I just read your 1/(1+x^5) paper. >> I can immediately follow the factorization. >> I've done partial fractions before but not that complex. >> I can't help thinking that if I needed the integral of that function I'd >> use >> a numerical method. > > How? Numerical methods are for definite integrals, aren't they?
Of course they are. Perhaps I should have said "if I needed a definite integral of..."
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