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# Evaluate the following limits limit x tends to 0 x + 1 ^ 5 -1/ x

6.   Evaluate the following limits $\lim_{x \rightarrow 0 }\frac{( x+1)^5 -1}{x }$

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The limit

$\lim_{x \rightarrow 0 }\frac{( x+1)^5 -1}{x }$

Lets put

$x+1=y$

since we have changed the function, its limit will also change,

so

$x\rightarrow 0,y\rightarrow 0+1=1$

So our function have became

$\lim_{y \rightarrow 1 }\frac{ y^5 -1}{y-1 }$

Now As we know the property

$\lim_{x \rightarrow 1 }\frac{ x^5 -a^n}{x-a }=na^{n-1}$

$\lim_{y \rightarrow 1 }\frac{ y^5 -1}{y-1 }=5(1)^5=5$

Hence,

$\lim_{x \rightarrow 0 }\frac{( x+1)^5 -1}{x }=5$

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