# Can a definite integral go to infinity?

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## Can a definite integral go to infinity?

An improper integral is a definite integral that has either or both limits infinite or an integrand that approaches infinity at one or more points in the range of integration. Improper integrals cannot be computed using a normal Riemann integral.

## What does it mean if a definite integral is 0?

Property 1: ∫ a. a. f(x)dx = 0. That is, if all of the ∆xi’s are equal to 0, then the definite integral is 0.

**How do you show an integral is finite?**

If f(x) behaves like a power at the singular point a, ie like , then for the integral behaves like . Thus, if a is finite there is convergence for p > -1, ergence for p < -1. If the integral is improper because it extends to infinity, then it will converge for p < -1.

### Can you take the integral of 0?

the integral of zero, over any interval at all, is definitely just zero. mathwonk said: you guys do not seem to realize that the word “integral” does NOT mean antiderivative. the integral of zero, over any interval at all, is definitely just zero.

### What is the value of Infinity 0?

There is no universal value for ∞0. It is indeterminate, and the value depends on how you are getting the ∞ and the 0. Some other indeterminate forms are 00,1∞,∞×0,00,1.

**What is the difference between definite integral and indefinite integral?**

The definite integral is defined to be exactly the limit and summation that we looked at in the last section to find the net area between a function and the x x -axis. Also note that the notation for the definite integral is very similar to the notation for an indefinite integral.

## How do you deal with the infinite limits of integrals?

The process we are using to deal with the infinite limits requires only one infinite limit in the integral and so we’ll need to split the integral up into two separate integrals. We can split the integral up at any point, so let’s choose x = 0 x = 0 since this will be a convenient point for the evaluation process.

## What is the interval of integration over infinity?

In this kind of integral one or both of the limits of integration are infinity. In these cases, the interval of integration is said to be over an infinite interval. Let’s take a look at an example that will also show us how we are going to deal with these integrals. This is an innocent enough looking integral.

**What is the value of f(x) when evaluating definite integral?**

F (x) just denotes the integral of the function. Note that you will get a number and not a function when evaluating definite integrals. Also, you have to check whether the integral is defined at the given interval.