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    Samples of Integration by Parts Using the "Ladder Method"

    The ladder method is an alternate method of integration by parts. I will illustrate with some examples.

    Example 1

    Step 1 - Start two columns with headings D and I on a piece of paper.
    Step 2 - Split the function into two factors and write one underneath the D and the other underneath the I. In some cases this will not make a difference, but with this example and others like it, placing certain functions under the D makes more sense.

    Step 3 - ...

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    This provides two examples of the ladder method for integrating by parts