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Homework Help: Definite integral

  1. Feb 7, 2006 #1
    i know that this integral would take pages upon pages to solve so i m askin anyone out to there to plug it into their maple or mathlab (since mathematica doesnt return any answer) and just post the answer... i really need it

    [tex] \int_{\lambda=100}^{\lambda=1000} \frac{1}{\lambda^5 (e^{\frac{2.4*10^{-6}}{\lambda}} -1)}d \lambda[/tex]
    im not sure why mathematica doesnt yield any answer
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2006
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 7, 2006 #2
    Well, Maple gave me this: [tex]-2\cdot 10^{11}+9.95\cdot 10^{-13}i[/tex]
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2006
  4. Feb 8, 2006 #3
    lol my calculator gave me .13875
  5. Feb 8, 2006 #4
    Hehehe, I didn't think of using my calculator. And yes, it gives the same answer as yours, not the one Maple gave out. Strange.
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