Hi all!

I have the following general equation which is: . where s is survival function

It is told to me that when I substitute , I will be able to obtain

.

But how do I do that since when , goes to infinity??

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- Sep 24th 2010, 11:46 PMnoob mathematicianDeriving the equation
Hi all!

I have the following general equation which is: . where s is survival function

It is told to me that when I substitute , I will be able to obtain

.

But how do I do that since when , goes to infinity?? - Sep 25th 2010, 02:01 AMmr fantastic
- Sep 25th 2010, 02:34 AMnoob mathematician
- Sep 25th 2010, 03:01 AMmr fantastic
The technique can be found here: Indeterminate form - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

- Sep 25th 2010, 04:09 AMnoob mathematician
Oh great! L'Hôpital's rule.. Thanks so much

- Sep 25th 2010, 08:10 PMmatheagle
take the logarithm first