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Brooke and Anne came across this integral: . Brooke says it cannot be evaluated because there is nothing to integrate. Anne says the answer is . Who is correct and why?

An integral is the sum of infinitely many rectangles with infinitely small widths.
The base of each rectangle is represented as . The height is the integrand.
Though you cannot see the integral and, it is there.