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Re: Re: More about l`Hopital`s rule

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  • Subject: [mg24680] Re: [mg24623] Re: More about l`Hopital`s rule
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at home.com>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 01:19:04 -0400 (EDT)
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Limit[Sin[x],x->Infinity] is undefined


"Rob Pratt" <rpratt at email.unc.edu> wrote in message
news:8m3vgo$dju at smc.vnet.net...
> > I Took my four Calculus courses out of Swokowski's Calculus book (the
whole
> > book).  And looking back - I don't see a single limit in the book which
> > doesn't approach a number, constant of a definite integration, or
infinity.
>
> Think you better take a closer look, John.  I don't have my copy of
> Swokowski in front of me, but I can say with confidence that it contains
> numerous limits whose results are functions.  In particular, this happens
> any time the definition of a derivative is mentioned.
>
> Rob Pratt
> Department of Operations Research
> The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
>
> rpratt at email.unc.edu
>
> http://www.unc.edu/~rpratt/
>
>



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