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Homework Help: 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
     
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  3. Feb 24, 2008 #2
    [tex]\lim_{x\rightarrow\infty}=x(x-1)[/tex]

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

    HallsofIvy

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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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