# Integrate 1/x^3

1. Apr 27, 2004

### angel

Hi,

ive got a really simple question, but im just slightly confused,
im trying to integrate 1/x^3 , now i take x^3 to the top and i get x^-3, and now when i intergrate that i get:

x^-2/-2 (i think)
now when i put it back into fractional form do i get:

-2/x^2 or -1/2x^2 ?

2. Apr 27, 2004