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anonymous
 5 years ago
how to solve lim x>+infinity for [x+e^x+e^(2x) ]^(1/x). I need detail solution.Anyone can help?
anonymous
 5 years ago
how to solve lim x>+infinity for [x+e^x+e^(2x) ]^(1/x). I need detail solution.Anyone can help?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Trying to solve this by "plugging in infinity" will give us an indeterminate result (infinity raised to 0), so we have to manipulate this to another form that can give an answer. Usually, an exponent of anything else besides an integer calls for taking the natural log of the limit argument, and then raising e to that result (because taking natural log and exponentiating cancels out).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, \[\lim_{x \rightarrow \infty} (x + e^x + e^{2x})^{1/x}\] \[= e ^{\lim_{x \rightarrow \infty} \ln((x+e^x+e^{2x})^{1/x}}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A property logarithms allows us to move the (1/x) to the front of the natural log, so:

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[e ^{\lim_{x \rightarrow \infty} \frac{1}{x}\ln(x + e^x + e^{2x})}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at this point, trying to evaluate the limit will give us infinity over infinity, but at least it's in a form that allows us to use another technique, L'hopital's rule, which involves taking the limit of the derivative of the numerator, over the derivative of the denominator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[e ^{\lim_{x \rightarrow \infty} \frac{\frac{1+e^x + 2e^{2x}}{x+e^x + e^{2x}}}{1}}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you keep doing L'hopital's rule, it would never end, but it suffices to recognize as x grows, only the leading term has an affect on the value, so we can take the limit of [2e^(2x)][e^(2x)], which gives 2. Finally, exponentiate to get the aswer: e^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not really understand this part  take the limit of [2e^(2x)][e^(2x)], which gives 2.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oops, typo. It should read "take the limit of [2e^(2x)]/[e^(2x)], which gives 2". Does that make it clearer?
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