Limits and Graphs

Limits and Graphs
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The concept of limit from an intuitive, graphical point of view. Left and right-sided limits. Infinite one-sided limits and vertical asymptotes.
  • What is a limit?
  • What is a hole?
  • What does it mean for a graph to be continuous?
  • What happens if f(1) does not equal the limit as f(x) approaches 1?
  • When does a limit not exist?
  • What is a one-sided limit?
This video explains limits and continuity completely and very well. If you are having any trouble understanding limits, be sure to check out this video. A truly great tutorial, in which several examples are explained and every step is detailed. The resources are great companions to this video.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on December 15, 2008.
This is an excellent video. If you need help with limits, check this out.
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Reviewed by Remus_Cypher on April 07, 2009.
Perfect choice of problems and additional resources. Helps a lot in my classroom, much better than just work from overhead projector. 'help on this topic' part is the best!!!
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Reviewed by levin on April 29, 2009.
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