# why I can not get a numerical answer by show(integral(x^x,x,1,2))

show(integral(x^x,x,1,2))

1

You can use `numerical_integral`

instead of `integral`

```
numerical_integral(x^x,1,2)
```

or explicitly order a numerical answer

```
integral(x^x,x,1,2).n()
```

Asked: **
2016-11-17 20:34:19 -0600
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Last updated: **Nov 18 '16**

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