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    Integral problem

    Hi, what is the integral of  1/x^2
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfhound View Post
    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?
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     1/x ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfhound View Post
     1/x ?
    not quite ...

    -\frac{1}{x} + C
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