MATH110 April 2011
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Question 02 (a)
Evaluate the following limit, if it exists.
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Try evaluating the limit as written. Which rule can you apply to the limit based on the answer you get?
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Simply trying to evaluate the limit as written gives the following:
This is an indeterminate form and means that we can use L'Hopital's Rule. Differentiating the numerator and denominator of the function, we get the new limit:
Simply evaluating this limit gives
which is also the value of the original limit.
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