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Introduction to Limits, or Why Can't We Just Trust the Table?

The author shows with an example that you cannot predict the correct limit by selecting a few values nearby.

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938
Author(s): 
Allen J. Schwenk (Western Michigan University)
Publication Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2005
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 1997
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Limits
Topic(s): 
Continuity and Limits
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Rating Count: 
16.00
Rating Sum: 
39.00
Rating Average: 
2.44
Author (old format): 
Allen J. Schwenk
Applicable Course(s): 
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 2.5 (16 votes)

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