Unit U Concept 2 - Limits Numerically

Unit U Concept 2 - Limits Numerically

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.

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Unit U SSS

This packet will correspond to the notes you need to take with the videos.
You can download a copy of this packet by clicking on the arrow pointing down in the lower left hand corner of the document screen.

Full Screen

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

Unit U Concept 2 Online WSQ

Answer Questions 1-9 in this Online WSQ. Remember to be thorough and detailed in your answers, and come ready to discuss in class.
Secret Questions must be completed in your SSS and will be checked in class.

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