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Homework Help: Yay, more limits!

  1. Oct 6, 2004 #1
    I've can't seem to get this:

    [tex]\lim_{\substack{x\rightarrow 1}} \frac {\sqrt{x} -
    x^2} {1 - \sqrt{x}} [/tex]

    I know it equals 3... I got that from the using numbers close to 1 method and from the dervative of the top over the derivative of the bottom method... trouble is, I don't think that's how he wants us to find the answer because we haven't learned the derivative method yet. :yuck: any help would be awesome.
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  3. Oct 6, 2004 #2


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    Does that help?
  4. Oct 6, 2004 #3
    YES! Oh sweet, thanks a lot!
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