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Integration y=10/x^2 question

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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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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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