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Consider I= integrate from 3 to 9 of ((ln(9-x))/(ln(x-9)+ln(x-3))dx Answer part a a)Show that integrate from a to b of f(x)dx=integrate from a to b of f(a+b-x)dx b) Use the above property to write I with the same limits of integration but a different integrand. c) Add both expressions for I that you now have and use the result to evaluate it.

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Let ;

`intf(x)dx = g(x)`


`int_a^b f(x)dx `

`= [g(x)]^b_a`

`= g(b)-g(a)`


`int_a^b f(x)dx = = g(b)-g(a) -----(1)`



`t = a+b-x`

`(dt)/dx = -1` 

` -dt = dx`



When x = a then t = b

When x = b then t = a


`int^b_a f(a+b-x)dx`

`= int^a_b f(t)(-dt)`

`= -int^a_b f(t)dt`   This is same as `int_a^b f(x)dx` .

`= -[g(t)]^a_b`

`= -[g(a)-g(b)]`

`= g(b)-g(a)`



`int^b_a f(a+b-x)dx = g(b)-g(a) -----(2)`


(1) = (2)


`int_a^b f(x)dx = int^b_a f(a+b-x)dx`