I am trying to integrate

$$ \int \frac{11\sec^2\theta\tan^2\theta}{\sqrt{49-\tan^2\theta}}d\theta $$

and I am continually getting the wrong answer. I would like steps in solving this problem

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    $\begingroup$ $$ \int\frac {11 \tan^2\theta}{\sqrt{49 - \tan^2\theta}} \Big( \sec^2\theta\,d\theta\Big) \text{ (So } \sec^2\theta\,d\theta \text{ becomes } du.) $$ $\endgroup$ – Michael Hardy Jul 22 '17 at 2:14
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    $\begingroup$ Type (11sec²(x)tan²(x))/(49-tan²(x))^(1/2) into www.integral-calculator.com for a FULL explanation after you click “show steps” $\endgroup$ – gen-z ready to perish Jul 22 '17 at 5:37


Make the substitution $\displaystyle u = \frac{\tan(\theta)}{7}$.


$\int\dfrac{11\sec^2\theta\tan^2\theta}{\sqrt{49-\tan^2\theta}}~d\theta $

$=\int\dfrac{11\tan^2\theta}{\sqrt{49-\tan^2\theta}}~d(\tan\theta) $

$=\int\dfrac{11x^2}{\sqrt{49-x^2}}~dx$ $(\text{Let}~x=\tan\theta)$

$=\int77\sin^2\phi~d\phi$ $(\text{Let}~x=7\sin\phi)$







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