I'm trying to figure out how the . I get the answer to be 1.

so

What am I doing wrong? Thanks

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- Aug 20th 2008, 02:05 PM11rdc11help with limit
I'm trying to figure out how the . I get the answer to be 1.

so

What am I doing wrong? Thanks - Aug 20th 2008, 02:16 PMwingless
is an indeterminate form.

See Indeterminate form - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. - Aug 20th 2008, 02:35 PM11rdc11
Thanks and i just covered that section lol. I just made the assumption that 0 multiplied by anything is 0.

- Aug 20th 2008, 02:46 PMgalactus
One way is to build on the differentiability of ln(x).

More specifically,on the derivative of ln(x) at x=1.

If we express this using the definition of a derivative, we get:

And it follows that we get:

Now, from the continuity of e, we can write: