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    Limit using L'Hopital's Rule

    Evaluate the following limit.

    limit: x approaches infinity. (x + 1)/(e^x)

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    Using L'Hopital's rule would give me 1/e^x... I'm blanking out with limits.. Can someone explain this to me? Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Savior_Self View Post
    Evaluate the following limit.

    limit: x approaches infinity. (x + 1)/(e^x)

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    Using L'Hopital's rule would give me 1/e^x... I'm blanking out with limits.. Can someone explain this to me? Thanks.
    Looks good to me! Now, what happens to 1/e^x as x goes to infinity? The numerator stays 1 while the denominator gets larger and larger.
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    approaches zero, yes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Savior_Self View Post
    approaches zero, yes?

    Yes.
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