A Rational Function can be rewritten using what is known as partial fraction decomposition. This
procedure often allows integration to be performed on each term separately by inspection. For each factor of the
form , introduce terms

(1) |

(2) |

(3) |

**References**

Beyer, W. H. *CRC Standard Mathematical Tables, 28th ed.* Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 13-15, 1987.

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