Section 4.4 Read the entire section.  Pay particular attention to the hypotheses of L'Hospital's rule.  ("L'Hospital's" is pronounced Low-P-tals).  Also pay close attention to Example 5 and the paragraph which follows.  The point of this example is that one should not use a bulldozer to plant geraniums in a window box.  Answer the following questions by 7:00 am.  Send an e-mail with subject line MA251 to selliott@utm.edu .

1) Fill in the blanks: In order to apply L'Hospital's Rule, we must have an ________  _________ . 

1. indeterminate form

Trisdan Ragland

2) Fill in the blanks:  L'Hospital's Rule says that the limit of a quotient of functions is equal to the limit of the ______ of their _______ .

2. quotient, derivatives

Wilson Spivey


3) In Example 2 we have an indeterminate form of type ______ over _______. 

3. infinity, infinity 

Darcey Jones