Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 1 - Limits and Their Properties - 1.3 Exercises: 18

Answer

$\lim\limits_{x\to-5}=-\dfrac{5}{2}.$

Work Step by Step

By Theorem $1.3: \lim\limits_{x\to c}r(x)=r(c)=\dfrac{p(c)}{q(c)}$ where $r(x)=\dfrac{p(x)}{q(x)}.$ $\lim\limits_{x\to-5}\dfrac{5}{x+3}=\dfrac{5}{-5+3}=-\dfrac{5}{2}.$
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