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Keith Smith
10/14/06 4:46pm

I am new to Mathematica. I am just getting some feel for how it works, but already I am having issues. Just running a quick test to see what this does, I entered the following:
Integrate[x*\[ExponentialE]^ax, x]

or as I typed it: Integrate[x*e^ax,x]
with the special e

It returned: \!\(\(\[ExponentialE]\^ax\ x\^2\)\/2\)

or as I see it: (e^ax * x^2)/2

My table of indefinite integrals says the result should be:

(e^ax)/a * (x-(1/a))

What am I doing wrong to get a different answer?



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New User Keith Smith 10/14/06 4:46pm
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