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Can anyone help me with a converge/diverge integration problem.(Calc 2) INTEGRATE from (1-INFINITE) 3/(x + x^3) dx

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  1. anonymous
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    power rule: 1/x^p in the denominator where p is greater than 1, so you know that it diverges...

  2. anonymous
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    *converges...

  3. anonymous
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    so if it converges then i can show a comparison?

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    comparison or limit comparison?

  5. anonymous
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    um let me see

  6. anonymous
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    so if 1/x^p, if n>1 then it converges right

  7. anonymous
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    yes, that's your "power rule" or some people call it the "p-series test"

  8. anonymous
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    I'm not really sure what you mean by n>1 above, it should be p>1...

  9. anonymous
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    thats what i meant

  10. anonymous
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    oh ok ; )

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