Integration by substitution

  • C. T. Moss
  • C. Plumpton
Part of the Core Books in Advanced Mathematics book series (CBAM)


Some integrals fall into clearly defined recognisable categories for which we have established definite rules of procedure. Many others have to be converted into recognisable forms either by experience or by changing the variable. Integration by the method of substitution is essentially the converse of differentiation of a function of a function and, as such, depends upon the use of the chain rule.


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© C.T. Moss and C. Plumpton 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. T. Moss
    • 1
  • C. Plumpton
    • 2
  1. 1.The City UniversityLondonUK
  2. 2.University of London School Examinations DepartmentUK

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