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Basic question on integrals

  1. Jul 3, 2010 #1
    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:

    [tex]\int^{b}_{a}f(x)(dx)^2[/tex]

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Jul 3, 2010 #2

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    No meaning at all.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2010 #3
    No answer ? LOL
     
  5. Jul 6, 2010 #4
    Above post is an answer. Furthermore, it's correct :smile: What else would anyone want? There is simply no definition of such combination of symbols.
     
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