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Xuan Tran
12/01/12 2:52pm

I tried on Mathematica 8:

Integrate[Cos[x]/Sin[x]^3, x]

and the answer was:

-(1/2) Cot[x]^2

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Is this result correct? Using u-substitution the result should be

-(1/(2 Sin[x]^2)) = -(1/2) Csc[x]^2

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