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Reduction formula

Today, I had the opportunity to teach a high school senior in AP Calculus BC. The problem was to integrate powers of natural log x. The natural result was a repetition of the techniques resulting in expressions in terms of ln x. Using this technique ,student was then led to understand the Reduction formula, which is immensely powerful in solving n powers of ln x



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