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Author:
Crystal Kirch

Students will be able to define what a limit is

Students will understand what it means to approach a value from the left and right

Students will be able to draw a numerical limit table for any given value of x

Students will be able to identify some positives and negatives of evaluating limits numerically.

WATCH - By the end of this lesson, students will be able to complete the following problems from the SSS packet individually. Page 7 chart, Pros/Cons table

SUMMARY - By the end of this lesson, students will be able to answer the following questions:

1. What does “numerically” mean? Look up “VANG” from Unit A and describe the four ways we deal with math.

2.What is a limit?

3.How do you read limit notation?

4.How many limits does/can a graph have?

5.When can a limit of a graph actually be reached?

6.Set up numeric limit tables for x à -2, -1, 0, 1, and 2

7.What are your pros and cons for evaluating limits numerically?

QUESTION - By the end of this lesson, students will be able to ask a Higher-Order Thinking question regarding the content covered.

Tutorial

This packet will correspond to the notes you need to take with the videos.

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Source: Created by Crystal Kirch. Problems and pictures taken from Google Images.

In this video lesson, learn what a limit is and how to evaluate limits numerically.

Source: Created by Crystal Kirch using Camtasia for Mac