## The FTC (e^-x^2)

The function, p(x;y), of two variables is defi ned for x>y>0, and satisfi es

We furthermore know that dp(x,y)/dx = (e^-x^2)

and that p(y; y) = 0

I now need to write p(x,y) as a definite integral of the form int (f(t)dt, with lower bound t=H and upper bound x.
I suppose I need the info p(y; y) = 0 to get the bounds, but not quite sure how.
Anyone can give me a hint :-)

Dan

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 Dear MFB. Thanks so much for your answers. That's much appreciated. Well, with regards to your answer, I suppose (but do not know) I evaluate the definte integral of dp(x,y)/dx = (e^-x^2), with the bounds being an arbitrary constant and set it equal to zero? Is that correct, or am I still far off? best Dan

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## The FTC (e^-x^2)

I don't understand what you plan to do, or why.

If you know the value of a one-dimensional function at one point and its derivative everywhere, how can you get the value of the function everywhere?
You don't have to evaluate the integral.

If g(0)=3 and g'(x)=x, how does g look like?

 Find the integral, and insert the "restriction", to find the constant!
 I do know that, my problem however, is it impossible to integrate the function as it stands there. best Dan

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