University Calculus: Early Transcendentals (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Limits Involving Infinity; Asymptotes of Graphs - Exercises - Page 108: 47



Work Step by Step

$$A=\lim_{x\to0}\frac{4}{x^{2/5}}=\lim_{x\to0}\frac{4}{\sqrt[5]{x^2}}$$ As $x\to0$, $\sqrt[5]{x^2}$ approaches $0$ as well. Since $x^2\gt0$ for all $x$, $\sqrt[5]{x^2}\gt0$ also for all $x$, so $4/\sqrt[5]{x^{2}}$ will approach $\infty$. Therefore, $$A=\infty$$
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