# How do you find the limit of #(x^2+x-12)/(x-2)# as #x->2#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 12, 2016

#### Explanation:

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L'Hospital's (or L'Hopital's) Rule does **not** apply. L'Hopital's Rule only applies if **both** the numerator and denominator are

The limit of a non-negative numerator by a denominator that is approaching

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Note that as **not** approach 5 (as implied by those attempting to use L'Hopital's Rule).