# How do you find the limit of #xlnx# as #x->0^-#?

There is no limit as

Here is a graph:

So we should expect the answer to be zero. Now, to do this we can't use the product rule, since the limit of

L'HOPITAL'S RULE: You can Google the precise formulation of this, and the conditions where it applies, but roughly speaking, the rule states that if you have a limit of the form

You could probably figure out other ways to evaluate this limit, maybe using the squeeze theorem with upper bound

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To find the limit of xlnx as x approaches 0 from the left (x->0^-), we can use L'Hôpital's Rule.

First, we rewrite the expression as ln(x)/1/x.

Next, we differentiate the numerator and denominator separately. The derivative of ln(x) is 1/x, and the derivative of 1/x is -1/x^2.

Now, we evaluate the limit of the derivatives as x approaches 0 from the left.

The limit of 1/x as x approaches 0 from the left is -∞, and the limit of -1/x^2 as x approaches 0 from the left is also -∞.

Since both limits are -∞, we can apply L'Hôpital's Rule again.

Differentiating the numerator and denominator once more, we get -1/x and 2/x^3, respectively.

Taking the limit of these derivatives as x approaches 0 from the left, we find that both limits are -∞.

Since both limits are -∞, we can continue applying L'Hôpital's Rule until we reach a determinate form.

After applying L'Hôpital's Rule multiple times, we find that the limit of xlnx as x approaches 0 from the left is 0.

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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