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A certain simple integral

  1. Feb 8, 2006 #1
    what is the integral of absolute value of x?
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  3. Feb 8, 2006 #2
    [tex](|x|x)/2[/tex] should be the answer
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2006
  4. Feb 8, 2006 #3


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    For real x, [tex]\int |x|dx = \frac{x|x|}{2}+C[/tex]

    this was not my work, but rather I looked it up here, on the Wolfram Reasearch Functions website, namely


  5. Feb 8, 2006 #4
    thanks guys
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