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Homework Help: General Antiderivative

  1. Mar 17, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hi everyone. My Calc 1 final exam is tomorrow and due to some weather related issues we were not able to cover all material for this quarter. With that said, my professor gave us a take home quiz on material that was unable to be covered. I have done by best, but I am getting hung up on an antiderivative problem.

    Find the general antiderivative of:


    f'(x) = 1-2x-4/[tex]\sqrt{x}[/tex]+5/x-8/(1+x^2)+9/x^4

    2. Relevant equations

    Now due to having virtually no time to learn about antiderivatives (we lost a whole week due to a blizzard and instructor illness) I am really unsure where to go. Do I need to rewrite the problem on one line and then find the opposite of the derivative?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Mar 17, 2008 #2
    You take the integral of f'(x) to find the antiderivative. It will be in the form f(x) + C where f(x) is the antiderivative of f'(x).
     
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