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starswept I learned today that one of the methods for solving a limit is by change of variable. However, I'm confused as to how it works. I have the following question as an example:
Evaluate the limit by change of variable.
lim x->8
3√x - 2
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x-8
I started by saying let 3√x = y. So the numerator becomes y-2. However, I'm uncertain how to change the denominator when solving by change of variable , and how to determine what the new lim y-> is (are there general rules for these?). Thank you so much for any help, as I have a test on this on Friday.