Power rule of an integration [beginner]

1. Mar 10, 2015

Jordy

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. Mar 10, 2015

romsofia

Write the fraction as x^-4, and apply the power rule and you will quickly see why that is the answer!

3. Mar 11, 2015

Jordy

Man how didn't I see that! Thanks!