LHôpital's Rule

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L’Hôpital’s Rule


the historically incorrect name for one of the fundamental rules for evaluating indeterminate forms. The rule was discovered by Johann Bernoulli, who reported it to G. de L’Hôpital, who in turn published it in 1696.

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