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    Integration!

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

    How can I convert -0.99 into fraction?
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    Quote Originally Posted by looi76 View Post
    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
    Last edited by yOdA; February 26th 2008 at 07:56 AM.
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