Antidifferentiation Practice
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We can write the general antiderivative of f (x) as F (x) = f (x) dx (note that there are no
upper or lower bounds). Here’s some practice finding antiderivatives. For some problems,
we need to use some algebra first.
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(x2 + x−2 ) dx = x3 − 2x−1 + C
3
Z √
Z
√
3
2
3
2. ( x3 + x2 ) dx = x3/2 + x2/3 dx = x5/2 + x5/3 + C
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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Z
Z
Z
Z
1
1
x + x2 + 2 +
4
x
3
2
x(x + 1) dx =
Z
1
1
dx = x4 + x3 + 2x + ln(x) + C
4
12
1
1
x3 + x dx = x4 + x2 + C
4
2
sin(x) + cos(x) dx = − cos(x) + sin(x) + C
Z
8
√
dx = 8 sin−1 (x) + C
2
1−x
Z
xe + ex dx =
1 e+1
x + ex + C
e+1
Z
1
4
−
dx
=
x−2 − 4x−3 dx = −x−1 + 2x−2 + C
x2 x3
Z
Z √
y−y
1
dy
=
y −3/2 − dy = −2y −1/2 − ln(y) + C
9.
2
y
y
8.
10.
Z
Z
x2 + 1 +
1
1 3
dx
=
x + x + arctan(x) + C
x2 + 1
3
1