Students will investigate finding the value of limits using graphical and numerical methods. Students will also learn that a limit can exist at points where there is a hole or removable discontinuity. The concept of left and right-sided limits will also be explored as well as some situations in which limits do not exist.
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Download and distribute the attached student TI-Nspire document (.tns file) and student worksheet for use during the activity.
During the Activity
Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.
After the Activity
Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.