Education Technology

Taking It to the Limit

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

Students explore the concept of limits, both finite and infinite, using the graphing calculator. Each rule has a set of examples and a section for the students to try other examples to create a basis of understanding of each of the rules.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Understand the rules involved with limits.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary