University Calculus: Early Transcendentals (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-958-0

Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - Sequences - Exercises - Page 488: 51


Converges to $1$

Work Step by Step

Consider $\lim\limits_{n \to \infty} a_n= \lim\limits_{n \to \infty} 8^{\frac{1}{n}}$ But $\lim\limits_{n \to \infty} x^{\frac{1}{n}}=1$ when $x \gt 0$ Need to apply L-Hospital's rule. So, $\lim\limits_{n \to \infty} a_n= \lim\limits_{n \to \infty} 8^{\frac{1}{n}}=1$ Hence, $\lim\limits_{n \to \infty} a_n=1 $ and {$a_n$} is convergent and converges to $1$.
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