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WolframAlpha can give step by step solution for indefinite integral. There seems to be similar question but for derivatives. Is there a way that I can generate my own step by step solution for indefinite integrals (for simple integrals having closed form)?

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If you have an answer for indefinite integral, just take its derivative and you will get the steps of the integration in backward direction. –  Vahagn Poghosyan Sep 20 '13 at 20:45
@VahagnPoghosyan that's not what W|A gives ... does it? –  Santosh Linkha Sep 20 '13 at 20:45
Sorry, but I have no Wolfram Alpha. It is not a free software and I can't find a cracked version. I gave you only theoretical idea. –  Vahagn Poghosyan Sep 20 '13 at 20:48
@VahagnPoghosyan yes i thought of that too ... but if I post that as solution, that will definitely get rejected. I mean I just want to know if it is possible or not. I don't know coding in Mathematica and although I have heard that Risch algorithm is used to find closed solution of Indefinite integrals, so far I haven't encountered myself. If it's not easily done then ... i should give up. –  Santosh Linkha Sep 20 '13 at 20:51
When I was a student, I used this trick of taking integrals during lectures and exams. I simply took integral by MATHEMATICA, then took its derivative step-by-step, and got steps of the integration :) I think it is possible to easily realize the code. –  Vahagn Poghosyan Sep 20 '13 at 21:02

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