High School Math : Understanding L'Hospital's Rule

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Derivative Interpreted As An Instantaneous Rate Of Change

Evaluate the following limit:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


When  approaches 0 both  and  will approach . Therefore, L’Hopital’s Rule can be applied here. Take the derivatives of the numerator and denominator and try the limit again:


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