This integral is solved by using the power rule. Move the the constant –3 to the outstide of the integral and convert the fraction 1/x^{3} to a negative exponent x^{–3}. Then solve –3 ∫ x^{–3}dx using the power rule with n = 3. Since n + 1 = –2, we get

= –3 ∫ x^{–3} dx  


