(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The integral (2x) dx between x= -2 and 1

and indefinate integral (dx)/((x+3)^2)

2. Relevant equations

None really.

3. The attempt at a solution

I am working through practice problems for my final later this week. I have come across a few integral problems where the answer comes out as a negative number. I have no problems doing these questions I am just having an issue understanding how an area can be negative.

And for the second one does this simply mean that it is integral (1/((x+3)^2) dx??

Thanks

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# A Few Quick Questions: Integral Notation and Integrals

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