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Calculus: Approaching Limits
by Texas Instruments

Published on June 09, 2008

Overview

In this activity, students' will investigate, both graphically and numerically, the limit of a function at a point. They will examine how a function behaves as the input approaches a particular value. They will estimate limits from graphs, and tables of values.

Key Steps

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    First, students will take a look at the numerical behavior of a function.

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    Next, students will examine what happens as the input value is getting nearer and nearer the value being examined