Question : Integrate $\displaystyle \int_{-1}^{1} |1- x| dx$

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- Dec 14th 2009, 02:43 AMzorroIntegrate the following equation
Question : Integrate $\displaystyle \int_{-1}^{1} |1- x| dx$

- Dec 14th 2009, 02:47 AMmr fantastic
- Dec 14th 2009, 03:51 AMKrizalid
or note that the integrand is non-negative for $\displaystyle -1\le x\le1,$ so the absolute value is irrelevant there and you can simply evaluate $\displaystyle \int_{-1}^1(1-x)\,dx.$

- Dec 14th 2009, 04:05 AMRaoh
- Dec 14th 2009, 11:18 AMzorroIs this correct?
- Dec 14th 2009, 11:28 AMRaoh