Find the value of Is there an alternate way of doing this question without using l'Hosital's Rule or this: and then having to go through a long simplification before getting the answer....
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Originally Posted by red_dog When you take the limit of doesn't that equal 0 so then how do you get ?
Originally Posted by polymerase When you take the limit of doesn't that equal 0 so then how do you get ? Now change the variable slightly: Soooo.... With the other 1/2 out in front of the expression we get red_dog's answer of 1/4. -Dan
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Originally Posted by Krizalid He is a physicist leave him alone!
Originally Posted by Krizalid I always miss the simple way... -Dan
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Originally Posted by polymerase When you take the limit of doesn't that equal 0 so then how do you get ? It actually equals zero over zero, but by using L'Hopital's rule, you evaluate the zero limit of: which is again zero over zero, so one more time... Multiply that by the rest of the original limit and you have one fourth.
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