|x+2|...is there something special you have to do with these when they are absolute value because I'm not getting the correct answer

I integrate it to be x^2 /2 +2xthen plug the numbers in and dont get the proper answer of 13

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- September 25th 2007, 06:24 PM #1

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|x+2|...is there something special you have to do with these when they are absolute value because I'm not getting the correct answer

I integrate it to be x^2 /2 +2xthen plug the numbers in and dont get the proper answer of 13

- September 25th 2007, 06:40 PM #2

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- September 25th 2007, 07:17 PM #3

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Hello, jst706!

. Is there something special you have to do with these

. . . . when there are absolute value? . . . . yes

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