**L'Hôpital's rule** — Guillaume de l Hôpital, after whom this rule is named. In calculus, l Hôpital s rule pronounced: [lopiˈtal] (also called Bernoulli s rule) uses derivatives to help evaluate limits involving indeterminate forms. Application … Wikipedia

**L'Hôpital's rule** — Procedure of differential calculus for evaluating indeterminate forms such as 0/0 and ∞/∞ when they result from attempting to find a limit. It states that when the limit of f(x)/g(x) is indeterminate, under certain conditions it can be obtained… … Universalium

**L'Hospital's rule** — noun see L Hopital s rule … New Collegiate Dictionary

**L'Hôpital , Marquis Guillaume François Antoine de** — (1661–1704) French mathematician L Hôpital, a Parisian by birth, began his career as a cavalry officer. However, he was forced to resign because of his short sightedness and devoted the rest of his life to mathematical study and research. To this … Scientists

**Guillaume de l'Hôpital** — Guillaume François Antoine, Marquis de l Hôpital (1661 ndash; February 2, 1704) was a French mathematician. He is perhaps best known for the rule which bears his name for calculating the limiting value of a fraction whose numerator and… … Wikipedia

**Guillaume-Francois-Antoine de l'Hopital** — Guillaume François Antoine de L Hôpital † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Guillaume François Antoine de L Hôpital Marquis de Sainte Mesme and Comte d Entremont, French mathematician; b. at Paris, 1661; d. at Paris, 2 February, 1704. Being the … Catholic encyclopedia

**L'Analyse des Infiniment Petits pour l'Intelligence des Lignes Courbes** — (literal translation: Analysis of the infinitely small to understand curves) (1696), is the first European book about differential calculus. It was written by the French mathematician Guillaume de l HôpitalIn this book is the first appearance of… … Wikipedia

**rule** — /roohl/, n., v., ruled, ruling. n. 1. a principle or regulation governing conduct, action, procedure, arrangement, etc.: the rules of chess. 2. the code of regulations observed by a religious order or congregation: the Franciscan rule. 3. the… … Universalium

**L'Hospital** — The name l Hôpital (also spelled l Hospital ) was born by* Michel de L Hôpital (ca. 1505 1573), humanist and politician * Guillaume de l Hôpital (1661 1704), mathematician who later developed L Hôpital s rule … Wikipedia

**List of mathematics articles (L)** — NOTOC L L (complexity) L BFGS L² cohomology L function L game L notation L system L theory L Analyse des Infiniment Petits pour l Intelligence des Lignes Courbes L Hôpital s rule L(R) La Géométrie Labeled graph Labelled enumeration theorem Lack… … Wikipedia