Power Maths - the integral power rule in 3 easy steps by Sidney Schuman


 

  

1       Area of rectangle =  A + B

         Area of rectangle =   x  x  y

         

        

2

It can be shown (here) that

                                             

3        Substitute this into the first equation:     

         and then simplify:   


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