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# L'Hospital's rule

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noun Mathematics.

the theorem that for the quotient of two functions satisfying certain conditions on a given closed interval, each having infinite limit or zero as limit at a given point, the limit of the quotient at the given point is equal to the limit of the quotient of the derivatives of each function.

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āWasā is used for the indicative past tense of āto be,ā and āwereā is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

## Origin of L'Hospital's rule

Named after G. F. A. de L'Hospital

## Words nearby L'Hospital's rule

Lhermitte-Duclos disease, Lhermitte's sign, Lhevinne, LH/FSH-RF, L'Hospital, L'Hospital's rule, Lhotse, LHRH, li, liabilities, liability

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