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Posted: 10/13/2004 8:49:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/13/2004 8:49:56 PM EDT by ColonelKlink]
Im working with alternating infinite series shit for calculus three and I cant remember from calculus one why the limit of a negative integer with and exponent x that approaches infinity is undefined. I know it oscillates back and fourth so the limit doesnt exist, but does anyone know how to break it down mathematically to prove it?.
Thanks, Klink. 

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yes multiply by 4

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Yes, mathematically speaking.
if you draw a graph of the function, and it represents asymtotes, then mathematically you could show that as each number approches the limit, but never touches it because 1 turns into .5, then .25, then one eigth and so on. it gets so close but never touches the limit because the fraction just gets cut in *half each time. hope this helps. 

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doesn't seem like it can be broken down anymore. A^inf=inf (therefore, the lim as x approached inf = inf)



I was taught that if X=^5 then infinity is undefined...only if it appraoching X.


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nevermind then. 

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