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    How To Work Out Integrals?

    \int \frac{2}{x^5}

    How would I work this out?
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    Hello,
    Quote Originally Posted by OhWhen View Post
    \int \frac{2}{x^5}

    How would I work this out?
    \int a \cdot f=a \cdot \int f, for any constant a.


    \int x^n ~dx=\frac{x^{n+1}}{n+1}+C, for any real number n, not equal to -1.


    Here, you have :
    \int \frac{2}{x^5} ~dx=\int 2 \cdot x^{-5} ~dx (rule of exponents)

    Now apply the two formulae above.
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