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Limits review

  1. Feb 24, 2008 #1
    lim (x^2 - x) as x---> inf.

    I thought it was in indeterminate form inf. - inf. but my friend said that it's just inf.

    please help
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 24, 2008 #2

    As x goes to infinity, infinity times infinity minus one goes to ... ?
  4. Feb 24, 2008 #3
  5. Feb 24, 2008 #4
  6. Feb 25, 2008 #5


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    Actually both of you are right. It is an "indeterminant form" but that doesn't mean it does not have a limit!
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