Hi, how would I find the area bounded by the curve y=1/x between 1 and 5? Surely when you integrate y=1/x dx = 0?

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- Oct 8th 2011, 12:56 PMchunkylumber111How do I integrated y=1/x ?
Hi, how would I find the area bounded by the curve y=1/x between 1 and 5? Surely when you integrate y=1/x dx = 0?

- Oct 8th 2011, 12:59 PMe^(i*pi)Re: How do I integrated y=1/x ?
- Oct 8th 2011, 01:09 PMskeeterRe: How do I integrated y=1/x ?
$\displaystyle \ln{x} = \int_1^x \frac{1}{t} \, dt$