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My most natural first attempt is to convert it to [tex]2x^{-1}[/tex] but of course since they are not separated by a + or minus (the 2 and the x^-1) I can't use antiderivative laws on it. If I did, I would end up with [tex] 2x*ln(\abs{x})[/tex] which is wrong. Any help is appreciated, thanks.

PS- I have not learned to integrate by parts or anything like that yet.