Advanced Mathematics - Negative signs
Mistakes with negatives occur in many different areas.
The equation for this graph is:
This is not one of the alternatives given in the multiple choice section.
The correct response is:
You needed to be able to recognise that 3 -_ x_ = -(_x_ - 3).
Remember to use brackets!
Using the bracket will remind you that both terms are changed by the
negative sign - not just the first.
When dealing with negative powers.
For definite integrals you need to recognise that:
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