Calculating Limits 1

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In this lesson on calculating limits in 1st semester calculus, Professor Perez shows how to find the limit by using the fact that the absolute value of x is equal to the square root of x squared. By simplifying and evaluating the expression, the final answer is negative square root of 5.

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Calculating limits in 1st semester calculus

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you calculate limits in Calculus?
  • How do you calculate the limit of (sqrt(5x^2 - 2))/(x+3) as x approaches negative infinity?
  • How do you find the limit of a function with a square root?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows you how to calculate the value of a limit of a function as x approaches negative infinity. All steps involved in finding the limit are written and explained very well in this video. This is a great lesson for calculating a limit.