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A little guide to integration.


Department
Mathematics
Course Code
MATA32H3
Professor
Raymond Grinnell

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Common Integration Formulas
1. N k dx = kx + C
2. N xa dx = xa+1/(a+1) + C, a B -1
3. N ex dx = ex + C
4. N x-1 dx = ln (|x|) + C, x > 0
5. N k f(x) dx = k N f(x) dx
6. N [ f(x)±g(x) ] dx = N f(x) dx ± N g(x) dx
N.B.: Don[t forget adding an arbitrary constant C after integrating!
Examples:
N x4 dx = x5/5 + C
N 1/x dx = N x-1 dx = ln(|x|) + C
N (6/x + 6) dx = 6 N 1/x dx + N 6 dx = 6 ln(|x|) + 6x + C
N 5x dx = N ex ln(5) dx = 1/ln(5) ex ln(5) + C = 5x/ln(5) + C
But wait, I thought N ex dx = ex + C.
That is true, but don[t forget about the chain rule. Think about it backwards, using
differentiation.
d/dx 5x = 5x ln(5)
Therefore, d/dx 5x/ln(5) = 5x.
But is there an easier way of doing this? Yep.
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