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Homework Help: Limit question

  1. Oct 23, 2007 #1
    The problem is

    The limit as x approaches pos infinity ln(square root of x + 5) divided by ln(x)

    In the numerator only x is under the square root. I'm having trouble getting to this answer. If someone can take a look I would really appreciate it.

    I have the answer because it can be done on a calculator. Just I'm not sure how to get there.
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 23, 2007 #2
    Well what is lim x-> infty ln(sqrt(x)+5) and lim x-> ln(x)?
  4. Oct 23, 2007 #3
    try evaluating the limit as my friend above me pointed out, you will get an indeterminate form. Fortunately L'hopitals rule can be used to deal with such limits.
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