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Re: Mathematica is not very clever

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  • Subject: [mg53045] Re: [mg53022] Mathematica is not very clever
  • From: Clifford Martin <camartin at snet.net>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 05:19:27 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

If you use NIntegrate (as your answer is numerical)
you get the answer you were looking for, at least in
5.01.

Cliff
--- Klaus G <Karl_boehme_9 at msn.com> wrote:

> Mathematica refuses to compute the following
> integral:
> 
> Integrate [ArcTan[Sqrt[x^2 + 2]]/((x^2 + 1)*Sqrt[x^2
> + 2]), {x, 0, 1}]
> 
> Why is that?
> The correct result is 5*Pi^2 / 96, which can be
> proved.
> 
> Klaus G.
> 
> 


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