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    Hi everybody,

    I have two questions:

    1)- \lim_{x\to 0}\frac{sinKx}{x}= K ??? \

    2)- \lim_{x\to 0} \frac{1-cosKx}{x^2}= \frac{K}{2} ???

    Thank you anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lehder View Post
    Hi everybody,

    I have two questions:

    1)- \lim_{x\to 0}\frac{sinKx}{x}= K ??? \

    2)- \lim_{x\to 0} \frac{1-cosKx}{x^2}= \frac{K}{2} ???

    Thank you anyway.
    As before, use L'Hopital's rule. The derivative of sin(Kx) is K cos(Kx) and the derivative of x is 1. The limit is \lim_{x\to 0}K cos(Kx).

    The derivative of 1- cos(Kx) is K sin(Kx) and the derivative of x^2 is 2x. Since those both go to 0, do it again.
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