# Basic question on integrals

1. Jul 3, 2010

### mnb96

Hello,
this is a very basic question on integral calculus, but I have a doubt.
If f is a one-variable function from reals to reals, what is the meaning (if any) of computing:

$$\int^{b}_{a}f(x)(dx)^2$$

Thanks.

2. Jul 3, 2010

### arildno

No meaning at all.

3. Jul 6, 2010

### Montague

No answer ? LOL

4. Jul 6, 2010

### losiu99

Above post is an answer. Furthermore, it's correct What else would anyone want? There is simply no definition of such combination of symbols.