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# Integrate the function $\frac{4}{x^2}$ from $1$ to $6$

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$\frac{10}{3}$
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Rewrite the exponent using the power rule $\frac{a^m}{a^n}=a^{m-n}$, where in this case $m=0$

$\int_{1}^{6}4x^{-2}dx$

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$\int_{1}^{6}4x^{-2}dx$

Learn how to solve definite integrals problems step by step online. Integrate the function 4/(x^2) from 1 to 6. Rewrite the exponent using the power rule \frac{a^m}{a^n}=a^{m-n}, where in this case m=0. The integral of a constant times a function is equal to the constant multiplied by the integral of the function. Apply the power rule for integration, \displaystyle\int x^n dx=\frac{x^{n+1}}{n+1}, where n represents a number or constant function, such as -2. Simplify the expression inside the integral.

$\frac{10}{3}$

$3.3333$

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### Main Topic: Definite Integrals

Given a function f(x) and the interval [a,b], the definite integral is equal to the area that is bounded by the graph of f(x), the x-axis and the vertical lines x=a and x=b

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