[Maxima] Maxima not able to solve an integral, but I think it did before
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed May 20 00:50:39 CDT 2009
On 5/19/09, Robert Dodier <robert.dodier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I think I tried the following integral a couple of months ago:
> integrate((x^m * (1 - x)^n * (a + b*x + c*x^2))/(1 + x^2), x, 0, 1);
> and Maxima was able to find a result, but in 5.18.1, I just get
> an integral noun expression.
False alarm --- actually the problem that was solved before was
the above integral with specific values of m and n (from 1 to 12),
which is solved successfully by current CVS Maxima too.
The general problem wasn't attempted before.
Sorry for the noise,
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