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Posted by **charlie** on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 7:52am.

My reasoning is that 'undoing' the derivative gives me the derivative.

Eg is 1/3x^3 an integral of x^2?

Thanks.

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**drwls**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 7:54amYes to both your answers and your reasoning. An arbitrary constant can always be added to the integral, however.

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**charlie**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 7:58amThanks- that was quick!

Therefore, given my scenario, I could use the integral to calculate the area under the curve described by the derivative?

Charlie.

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**charlie**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 7:55am"My reasoning is that 'undoing' the derivative gives me the derivative."

oops, meant to write

......gives me the integral.

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**drwls**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 8:01amThat is what I assumed you meant; I should have read your reasoning more closely. Anyway, you got it right

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**charlie**, Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 8:08amGreat, and thank you very much.

Charlie.

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