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# Integrate the function $\frac{1}{u^2}$ from $\frac{1}{2}$ to $\frac{3}{4}$

## Step-by-step Solution

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Solving: $\int_{\frac{1}{2}}^{\frac{3}{4}}\frac{1}{u^2}du$

##  Final answer to the problem

$\frac{1}{- \frac{3}{4}}- \frac{1}{- \frac{1}{2}}$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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

$\int_{\frac{1}{2}}^{\frac{3}{4}} u^{-2}du$

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$\int_{\frac{1}{2}}^{\frac{3}{4}} u^{-2}du$

Learn how to solve definite integrals problems step by step online. Integrate the function 1/(u^2) from 1/2 to 3/4. Rewrite the exponent using the power rule \frac{a^m}{a^n}=a^{m-n}, where in this case m=0. 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. Evaluate the definite integral.

##  Final answer to the problem

$\frac{1}{- \frac{3}{4}}- \frac{1}{- \frac{1}{2}}$

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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