# Math Help - solving a integral with x to the x

1. ## solving a integral with x to the x

$\int_1^2 {{x^x}(1 + \ln x)} dx
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not sure where to begin

2. Originally Posted by genlovesmusic09
$\int_1^2 {{x^x}(1 + \ln x)} dx
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not sure where to begin
Notice that if $u = x^x$ then $du = x^x(1 + \ln x)\,dx$

3. $\int_1^2 {du} = [{x^x}]_1^2 = 4 - 1 = 3
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4. yes.