# How do you evaluate the limit of #lim (x+2)/(x^2-4)# as #x->-2#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2016

Factor the denominator and cancel like factors or use L'Hôpital's rule ; either way works.

#### Explanation:

Factor the denominator:

Cancel common factors:

Evaluate at the limit.

Use L'Hôpital's rule

The derivative of the numerator:

The derivative of the denominator: