Michael J. answered • 08/12/15

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Mastery of Limits, Derivatives, and Integration Techniques

Suppose we had an integral such as

∫(2x - 5)

^{1/2}dxThis is not easy to integrate, as of now. We use a method to ease the process.

If we let u = 2x - 5 , du = 2dx , and dx = (1/2)du

then we are using substitution.