# Limit of (1 - e^(3x^2))/(xsin(2x)) as x approaches 0 | Summary and Q&A

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September 23, 2022
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Limit of (1 - e^(3x^2))/(xsin(2x)) as x approaches 0

## TL;DR

This video explains how to evaluate a limit using L'Hopital's Rule when the limit is in an indeterminate form.

## Key Insights

• βΎοΈ Limits can sometimes have indeterminate forms like 0/0 or infinity/infinity, requiring the use of L'Hopital's Rule to evaluate them.
• π L'Hopital's Rule involves taking the derivatives of the numerator and denominator to simplify the expression and potentially obtain a determinate form.
• π The chain rule and product rule are essential in finding the derivatives of complex expressions.

## Transcript

hi in this video we're going to find this limit we have the limit as x approaches 0 of 1 minus e to the 3x squared over x times the sine of 2x so the first thing you should always try to do when evaluating limits is take this number and plug it in and see what happens so if we do that in this case we get 1 minus e and then this is a 0 so we get e t... Read More

### Q: What is the indeterminate form mentioned in the video, and why is it important?

The indeterminate form discussed is 0/0, which means that both the numerator and denominator approach zero. It is important because it indicates that further evaluation is needed to find the limit.

### Q: How does L'Hopital's Rule help in evaluating the limit?

L'Hopital's Rule states that for an indeterminate form, taking the derivatives of the numerator and denominator can simplify the expression and potentially provide a determinate form that can be easily evaluated.

### Q: What are the steps involved in applying L'Hopital's Rule?

The steps include taking the derivative of the numerator, derivative of the denominator, simplifying the expression, and checking if the resulting expression still has an indeterminate form. If it does, the process is repeated until a determinate form is obtained.

### Q: Why is it necessary to check if the resulting expression still has an indeterminate form after applying L'Hopital's Rule?

It is essential to ensure that the process of taking derivatives does not result in another indeterminate form. If it does, repeating the application of L'Hopital's Rule is necessary to find the limit accurately.

## Summary & Key Takeaways

• The video demonstrates how to evaluate the limit as x approaches 0 of a complicated expression involving exponentials, trigonometric functions, and variables.

• The first step is to plug in the value of x and check if it results in an indeterminate form.

• If an indeterminate form such as 0/0 or infinity/infinity is obtained, L'Hopital's Rule is used to find the limit by taking derivatives of the numerator and denominator successively.