Hi guys:

I'm having a devil a time figuring out this problem. I could use any step-by-step help ya'll would be willing to lend:

Evaluate the following limits:

lim x-->14

(sqrt of x+2) - 4 / (x-14)^2

Thanks very much!

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- Aug 14th 2009, 03:16 PMHamzaEvaluate the Following Limit
Hi guys:

I'm having a devil a time figuring out this problem. I could use any step-by-step help ya'll would be willing to lend:

Evaluate the following limits:

lim x-->14

(sqrt of x+2) - 4 / (x-14)^2

Thanks very much! - Aug 14th 2009, 03:28 PMmr fantastic
- Aug 14th 2009, 06:29 PMmatheagle
using conjugates on

I get

In that case I get

which doesn't exist because you can get plus or minus infinity depending on how you approach 14.