One of my colleagues placed the following problem on an exam for his Calculus II course…

and was impressed by the variety of correct responses that he received. I thought it would be fun to discuss some of the different ways that this limit can be computed.

**Method #1**. The straightforward approach, using only algebra:

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*Posted by John Quintanilla on September 23, 2015*

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