Integrate tan(x)^2

03142015, 04:57 PM
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Integrate tan(x)^2
Integration of tan(x)^2 gives tan(x)x+pi*FLOOR(1/2+x/pi)
Why do I get FLOOR(...) and not a simple constant ? 

03142015, 05:41 PM
Post: #2




RE: Integrate tan(x)^2
Perhaps the answer on the 50G:
tan(x)atan(tan(x)) is more informative? 

03152015, 11:06 AM
Post: #3




RE: Integrate tan(x)^2
Is there a switch/flag in the Prime that would produce the above forms of the integral.
The differential of both forms is tan(x)^2, so both are at least recognized. 

03152015, 01:30 PM
Post: #4




RE: Integrate tan(x)^2
No, atan(tan(x)) is always rewritten with a floor.


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