Keep getting an indeterminate answer for limit

Homework Statement

Determine the limit:

lim as x->-2 [1/(1+x)+1]/[2x+x^2]

The Attempt at a Solution

I can't seem to work around it, I keep getting an indeterminate answer.

LeonhardEuler
Gold Member

Homework Statement

I can't seem to work around it, I keep getting an indeterminate answer.
Do you mean an indeterminate answer or an infinite one?

No i think indeterminate...

HallsofIvy
Homework Helper
$$\lim_{x\rightarrow -2}\frac{\frac{1}{1+x}+1}{2x+x^2}$$

Yes, Indeterminate: 0/0. But you shouldn't "keep" getting an inderminate answer. Have you tried L'Hopital's rule?