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Homework Help: When integrated 1/y^2 becomes -1/y why is this?

  1. Apr 20, 2012 #1
    when integrated 1/y^2 becomes -1/y why is this?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 20, 2012 #2
    If you mean integrating with respect to y, try taing the derivative of -1/y.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2012 #3
    i still don't understand
     
  5. Oct 31, 2012 #4

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    daveb is asking you to find this derivative:
    $$\frac{d}{dy}\left(\frac{-1}{y}\right)$$
     
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