Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 5 - The Integral - 5.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Part I - Exercises - Page 258: 21



Work Step by Step

We have $$\int_{1}^{2}\left(x^2-x^{-2}\right) d x=\frac{x^{3}}{3}+x^{-1}|_{1}^2\\ =\frac{8}{3}+\frac{1}{2}-\frac{1}{3}-1=\frac{11}{6}.$$
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