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# Find the limit $\lim_{x\to-1}\left(\frac{x^2-2x-3}{x^2-5x-6}\right)$

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$\frac{4}{7}$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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$\lim_{x\to-1}\left(\frac{x^2-2x-3}{x^2-5x-6}\right)$

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Plug in the value $-1$ into the limit

$\frac{{\left(-1\right)}^2-2\cdot -1-3}{{\left(-1\right)}^2-5\cdot -1-6}$

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$\frac{{\left(-1\right)}^2-2\cdot -1-3}{{\left(-1\right)}^2-5\cdot -1-6}$

Learn how to solve limits by direct substitution problems step by step online. Find the limit (x)->(-1)lim((x^2-2x-3)/(x^2-5x-6)). Plug in the value -1 into the limit. Multiply -2 times -1. Subtract the values 2 and -3. Calculate the power {\left(-1\right)}^2.

$\frac{4}{7}$

$0.5714$

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