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Stevo11

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## Homework Statement

Evaluate this Limit

lim┬(x→1)= (√x-x

^{2})/(1-√x)

## The Attempt at a Solution

So What I did at first was obiviously sub'd in one and got "0"/0, undefined. So then I started to try and simplify the function by multiplying it by its conjugate, but I got some

"unfactorable mess" So then I proceeded to try and use Quotient/product rule to derive it then sub one in, I still keep getting a mess of Fractional exponants and winding up with zero....the only way I can solve this is with L'hopitals Rule.. but surprise surprise... we're not allowed to use this rule!!!!

Yeah sorta at the end of my rope with this question and my proff's are useless as usual, they just keep telling me to try harder, but Damn it I'm awful at math, I'm going to school for Ecology but need Calc and physics, so I'm trying here but getting absolutly no where...