Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH110/December 2015/Question 02 (b)
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Question 02 (b) 

Evaluate the following limits or determine they are infinite or do not exist. Show all your work or provide justification. Answers without any accompanying work will receive no marks. (b) 
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Hint 

If the denominator of a fraction becomes zero while its numerator is nonzero, what does it tell us about its limiting behaviour? 
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Since the denominator is getting smaller and smaller as , the fraction is getting larger and larger, but we need to determine whether it get large positively or negatively. When approaches from the right, it is enough to consider and hence we have . This implies that . On the other hand, when approaches from the left, we get and hence . This implies that .
