Evaluate the limit or explain why it does not exist.

1.) (1/x - 1/2 )(1/(x-2)) as x approaches 2

2.) 2x/(x+4) + 8/(x+4) as x approaches -4

I concluded that both 1 and 2 do not exist. *crosses fingers*

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- Sep 2nd 2008, 02:51 PMNotEinsteinSum and product of limits
Evaluate the limit or explain why it does not exist.

1.) (1/x - 1/2 )(1/(x-2)) as x approaches 2

2.) 2x/(x+4) + 8/(x+4) as x approaches -4

I concluded that both 1 and 2 do not exist. *crosses fingers* - Sep 2nd 2008, 03:00 PMo_O
How did you conclude that?

#1:

#2:

Factor out the numerator and what cancels (Surprised)? - Sep 2nd 2008, 03:01 PMmr fantastic
- Sep 2nd 2008, 03:03 PMNotEinstein
- Sep 2nd 2008, 03:09 PMmr fantastic
- Sep 2nd 2008, 04:32 PMNotEinstein
- Sep 2nd 2008, 04:44 PMmr fantastic