# Math Help - Integral problem

1. ## Integral problem

Hi, what is the integral of $1/x^2$

2. Originally Posted by wolfhound
Hi, what is the integral of $1/x^2$
$\int \frac{1}{x^2} \, dx = \int x^{-2} \, dx$

use the power rule for antiderivatives ... what do you get?

3. $1/x$ ?

4. Originally Posted by wolfhound
$1/x$ ?
not quite ...

$-\frac{1}{x} + C$