Re: Limit problem from analysis

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg21517] Re: Limit problem from analysis*From*: Alan Lewis <alanlewis at home.com>*Date*: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 02:43:33 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: @Home Network*References*: <85i0pc$1ph@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Here's a different hint: try exponentiating. Alan world at writemaster.com.xxx wrote: > > I am teaching myself analysis, and I'm stuck on a particular problem. > The problem is to prove that the limit as n goes to infinity of n to > the (1/n) power is 1. The only allowed tools are those of the first > few chapters of a basic analysis textbook. The hint given in the book > is to use the binomial theorem. > > You can find the work I've done at > http://writemaster.com/public/mathPostings/ > There are two documents there, one a Mathematica notebook and the > other an MS Word document. Any suggestions for how to proceed, or > even outright solutions, would be welcome. > > I am not taking any classes, and you will not be helping me with a > test or homework. > > Steve Oppenheimer > writer at writemaster.com