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Evaluate lim (1+ a/x)^x x→+∞

  1. May 19, 2008 #1
    Evaluate lim (1+ a/x)^x
    x→+∞
    (where a is a constant.)

    need help as to how to go about answering this am fairly new to calculus
    any help would be appreciated
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 19, 2008 #2
    You've got a calculator right?

    See what happens when a=1, and x=1,10,100,1000, etc. Write down the answer and see if there exists a limit.

    You might actually have fun.
     
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