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Power rule of an integration [beginner]

  1. Mar 10, 2015 #1
    So I stumbled upon ∫1/(x^4) , and by applying the power rule , the answer is: -1/(3x^3)

    Why's that? Sorry for bothering you guys with such a beginner question!
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 10, 2015 #2
    Write the fraction as x^-4, and apply the power rule and you will quickly see why that is the answer!
  4. Mar 11, 2015 #3
    Man how didn't I see that! Thanks!
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