Students are given the techniques for evaluating limits with and without using a graphing calculator. Both limits as x approaches a and as x approaches +/ infinity are given.
Before the Activity
Examples of each technique will be furnished, and students will be asked to hone their skills by attacking a set of exercises.
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Find the limit of a function.
After the Activity
Review student answers
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary