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## Homework Statement

## The Attempt at a Solution

Sorry, i didn't know how to put this on the forum so i did it on paint and uploaded it to tinypic.

Here is the image of the "attempted" solution.

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Sorry, i didn't know how to put this on the forum so i did it on paint and uploaded it to tinypic.

Here is the image of the "attempted" solution.

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Best check is to differentiate

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What's the derivative of a constant?

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The x is

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(x-1)The x isalready"back": differentiate [itex](1/9)(x- 1)^9+ (1/8)(x- 1)^8+ C[/itex].

we never learned the fundamentals of integration :)

We are going to learn them today, this is just a problem she gave us and said to try to solve it on our own. (like a heads-up kind of thing)

I just looked up an example and tried to copy it and i really have no idea what c is. (so i guessed :D)

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Ok so are you satisfied? Did you get from (x-1)

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I'm really bad at simplifying, but i thought it should equal that.

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oh....

so then it would be u[x-1+1]?

then the -1 and 1 cancel out, and you get u[x]

so then it would be u[x-1+1]?

then the -1 and 1 cancel out, and you get u[x]

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Yep :tongue:

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great!! Thank you so much

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