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Homework Help: Integration y=10/x^2 question

  1. Apr 22, 2006 #1
    I have a question asking me to find the area under a curve, the curve is,

    y=10/x^2

    I know the process to find the area but I can't find how to integrate the fraction, some help would be appreciated,

    thanks, dan
     
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  3. Apr 22, 2006 #2

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    Are you aware that [itex]\int x^n dx= \frac{1}{n+1}x^{n+1}+ C[/itex]?

    Are you aware that [itex]\frac{1}{x^2}= x^{-2}[/itex]?
     
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