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Re: Problem with Integrate

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  • Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 01:19:09 -0400 (EDT)
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On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 01:25:36 +0000 (UTC), "news"
<news at> wrote:

>This may be a duplicate message.
>I am new to Mathematica. When I try to perform Integrate[log(x),x], I
>get back 0.5 log x^2, which is just log x. When I perform the double
>integral: Integrate[Integrate[1/x,x],x], I get the correct answer. No
>syntax perturbations on Integrate[log(x),x] give the proper answer.
>Could someone explain what I am doing wrong? Thanks in advance for
>your help.

Solved it: capitalize the "L" in log and be careful about ( ) and [ ].

Sorry to waste your time.

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