# Math Help - Integration!

1. ## Integration!

Find the value of the improper integral:
$\int_{1}^{0}x^{-0.99}dx$

How can I convert -0.99 into fraction?

2. Originally Posted by looi76
Find the value of the improper integral:
$\int_{1}^{0}x^{-0.99}dx$

How can I convert -0.99 into fraction?
$-0.99 = -99/100$

$\int_1^0 x^\frac{-99}{100} dx = [\frac{x^\frac{1}{100}}{\frac{1}{100}}]_1^0 = [100x^\frac{1}{100}]_1^0 = -100$