Can I get an answer using L'Hopital's rule here?

Lim x --->2

I know that they'll , but I just wasn't sure. Can I get some help to work through this one?

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- Apr 30th 2008, 10:41 AMXIII13ThirteenL'Hopital's Rule?
Can I get an answer using L'Hopital's rule here?

Lim x --->2

I know that they'll , but I just wasn't sure. Can I get some help to work through this one? - Apr 30th 2008, 10:44 AMwingless

Yes, you can use L'hopital here. - Apr 30th 2008, 10:51 AMJerryxL'hôpital
You will have no problem using l'hôpital there, the only problem with l'hôpital could be that you get nowhere by using derivatives, but this will not be the case

- Apr 30th 2008, 11:07 AMXIII13Thirteen

plugging in 2

so -4? - Apr 30th 2008, 11:20 AMSoroban
Hello, XIII13Thirteen!

Quote:

The derivative of is: .

The derivative of is: .

So we have: .

- Apr 30th 2008, 11:24 AMXIII13Thirteen