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

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  • Subject: [mg24657] Re: [mg24623] Re: More about l`Hopital`s rule
  • From: Rob Pratt <rpratt at email.unc.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 09:23:25 -0400 (EDT)
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> 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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