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    What is the limit of e^x as x tends to infinity?
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    Quote Originally Posted by roshanhero View Post
    What is the limit of e^x as x tends to infinity?
    It becomes unbounded.
    Thus we write \lim_{x\to \infty} e^x = \infty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker View Post
    It becomes unbounded.
    Thus we write \lim_{x\to \infty} e^x = \infty.
    It becomes bigger than any number we care to specify so we write:

    \lim_{x\to \infty} e^x = \infty.

    e^x \sin(x) is unbounded but we would not write:

    \lim_{x\to \infty} e^x \sin(x) = \infty.

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