# Why can't we just integrate a simple function?

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NODARman
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Can anyone explain to me why the second one is the right?
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The integral is the anti-derivative. What happens when you differentiate ##\ln(5 - 2x)##?

topsquark
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Your question is where does the ##-1/2## multiplier come from?

NODARman
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The integral is the anti-derivative. What happens when you differentiate ##\ln(5 - 2x)##?
Just got it 🙂 👍