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I've been trying to figure this one out for a while now, but I seem to get stuck.. I would guess integration by parts is the preferred method to use? But I end up with either an error function or an answer the same as the original function.

$\int\frac{\sqrt{\ln x}}{x}\ dx$

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    $\begingroup$ Did you try substituting $u=\ln x$? It becomes $\int\sqrt{u}\ du$. $\endgroup$ – Gregory Grant Dec 26 '15 at 19:54
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setting $t=\ln(x)$ then we get $$dt=\frac{1}{x}dx$$ then we get $$\int \sqrt{t}dt$$ the last integral is given by $$\frac{2}{3}t^\frac{3}{2}+C$$

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  • $\begingroup$ Then the answer would be $1/ 2 \sqrt ln(t)$? computer gives me 2/3 Log[x]^(3/2) as correct answer $\endgroup$ – Alex L Dec 26 '15 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ could you please explain the last step? where are the fractions coming from? $\endgroup$ – Alex L Dec 26 '15 at 20:25
  • $\begingroup$ i used the following rule $\int x^ndx=\frac{x^{n+1}}{n+1}$ for $n\ne -1$ $\endgroup$ – Dr. Sonnhard Graubner Dec 26 '15 at 20:27
  • $\begingroup$ thanx for your help! =) $\endgroup$ – Alex L Dec 26 '15 at 20:33

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