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April 25th, 2016, 12:00 PM   #1
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Limit calculation

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Is it even possible to solve this limit expression?
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April 25th, 2016, 12:09 PM   #2
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Of course it is, it's just the ratio of polynomials in $p$. I think it goes to $\pm\infty$ depending on whether you take the left- or right- sided limit and depending on the value of the constant $a_3$.
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The numerator behaves like $\displaystyle 2a_3p^2$ and the denominator behaves like $\displaystyle kp^3$, so the ratio becomes infinite, as p -> 0.
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