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XenoWolf

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*I'm not looking for the complete answer (from what I've read in the intro posts, you won't/shouldn't give it to me anyways)... I just need to figure out where to*

**start**. This is my first time taking calc, and I'm pretty lost. Thanks in advance.## Homework Statement

Find the values of the constants a and b such that

lim (x[tex]\rightarrow[/tex]0) [ ( [tex]\sqrt{a+bx}[/tex] - [tex]\sqrt{3}[/tex] ) / x ] = [tex]\sqrt{3}[/tex]

## The Attempt at a Solution

I've attempted to solve it a couple of ways in an algebraic style, but the fact that there are three 'variables' has me stumped. I also tried using the limit property that states the limit of h(x)=f(x)/g(x) as x->c is L/K (I hope I got that right.. hah.) but the fact that K ends up being zero screws that up...

I'm just completely lost as to where I need to start the problem. I don't know if I should be solving for a variable, doing trial-and-error stuff, using some kind of limit property, etc.