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Examine the integrals below. Consider the multiple tools available for integrating and use the best strategy. After evaluating each integral, write a short description of your method.

  1. Use substitution. Let .

  1. Use integration by parts. Let and .
    Then and .

    Use integration by parts on the integral in Step 2.
    Let and .
    Then and .

    Use partial fraction decomposition.

  1. Use algebra to get the original integral expression by itself.

  1. Rewrite the denominator of the integrand using Steps 1 and 2.
    You should recognize the integrand as a form of the derivative of a special function.