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anonymous
 4 years ago
limit of x is 1, 1/x1/x1 find the limit? do i start off by gettin a cd for 1/x1?
anonymous
 4 years ago
limit of x is 1, 1/x1/x1 find the limit? do i start off by gettin a cd for 1/x1?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is 1, how did the book get that answer?

barrycarter
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, 1/x goes to 1 as x goes to 1, so 1/(x1) is the only term that matters. It goes to infinity, so the entire limit goes to negative infinity.

barrycarter
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you sure you typed it right? It's (1/x)  (1/(x1)) ?

barrycarter
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or did you really mean 1/x  1/x  1 which simplifies to the constant 1 ?

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0rewrite it \[\lim_{x \rightarrow \1} ((x 1)  x)/x(x1)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\lim_{x \rightarrow 1}1/x1/x1\]

barrycarter
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By order of operations, 1/x  1/x  1 is just 1.

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops... forget that treat it as

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\lim_{x \rightarrow 1} 1/x  \lim_{x \rightarrow 1} 1/(x 1)\] limit of the 1st part is 1....

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but 2nd part is undefinded

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0righ, i believe that was the whole reason my professor gave us this problem, bcuz its 0/0 if u just plug in x, but i still dont get how the 1 comes out as an answer, like i need to be able to show on paper how i got 1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its not undefined its indeterminent

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well if it is 1/x  1/x that is zero... and the constant term is 1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that second1/x1 term in the denominator too? or is it another term???

precal
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wonder if the student has been taught what to do with 0/0 yet?
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