You are here

Teaching Tip: The Limit of \(\frac{\sin t}{t}\)

by Claudi Alsina (U Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) and Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis & Clark College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 2010

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Limits
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I

The authors provide a geometric proof for the limit , \(\frac{\sin t}{t}\), simpler than the geometric proof found in most calculus textbooks.


A pdf copy of the article can be viewed by clicking below. Since the copy is a faithful reproduction of the actual journal pages, the article may not begin at the top of the first page.

To open this file please click here.

Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Infinite Limits: Function Values and Integrals
Average: 2.7 (16 votes)

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED