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    Hi, how come when I integrate 5/sqrtx the correct answer is 10(sqrtx)  + C

    I get 5(sqrtx) + C ?
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    \dfrac{5}{\sqrt{x}} = 5x^{-1/2}

    When integrating add one to the power and divide by the new power - Remember that dividing by 1/2 is the same as multiplying by 2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) View Post
    \dfrac{5}{\sqrt{x}} = 5x^{-1/2}

    When integrating add one to the power and divide by the new power - Remember that dividing by 1/2 is the same as multiplying by 2.
    Thanks I understand now!
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