December 14th, 2015, 06:41 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Dec 2015 From: new jersey Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  limit problem
lim x>1 [(1/x)1]/ [x^(1/2)1] the answer is 2 but I have tried for hours and cannot get it. I have tried multiplying conjugates/ lcd/ and variations of both but i cannot get it. someone please help. 
December 14th, 2015, 07:24 PM  #2 
Newbie Joined: Dec 2015 From: Northwest Posts: 22 Thanks: 1 
Multiply the top and bottom by x. Multiply the top and bottom by the conjugate (x^1/2 +1) That should bring a smile to your face. 
December 14th, 2015, 07:27 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Dec 2015 From: Northwest Posts: 22 Thanks: 1 
Ps remember that (1x)=(x1) Your answer is 2 not 2 Last edited by Ben Evans; December 14th, 2015 at 07:34 PM. 

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