1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Strange integral notation

  1. Nov 1, 2005 #1
    This is a strange question, but why (in some physics books) are integrals given as:

    [tex]\int dx\,f\left(x\right)[/tex]

    rather than

    [tex]\int f\left(x\right)\,dx[/tex]

  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 1, 2005 #2

    Dr Transport

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    No real reason, they are equivalent statements...
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook