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Calculating Limits

Calculating Limits

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Examining Function at an input Value


 »  A function `f(x)` at `x=a` is

    →  continuous: if `f(a)` = LHL = RHL

    →  defined by value: if `f(a)` is a real number

    →  defined by limit: if `f(a)=0/0` and LHL = RHL

    →  not defined: if LHL `!=` RHL and `f(a) !in RR`

Examining Function at an input value

plain and simple summary

nub

plain and simple summary

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Whether a function is continuous or defined or not defined is determined by examining
 • value at the input value,

 • left-hand-limit at the input value, and

 • right-hand-limit at the input value.

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Starting on learning "Examining function at an input value". ;; Revising the basics learned in earlier lesson and summarizing the understanding.

A function `f(x)` is examined at an input value `x=a`. Which of the following is to be examined?

  • `f(a)`
  • left-hand-limit
  • right-hand-limit
  • all the above

The answer is 'all the above'.

It is important to note that the L'Hospital's rule is applicable only if the limit exists. The discussion in this topic is about finding if the limit exists or not. So the L'Hospital's rule is not used in finding the limits.

When a function is examined at an input value, what are the possible deductions one can make about the function at that input value?

  • Function is continuous
  • Function is not continuous but defined
  • Function is not continuous and not defined
  • Any one of the above

The answer is 'Any one of the above'.

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Jogger

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Describing a function: A function `f(x)` is evaluated for three values to describe at an input value `x=a`

 •  `f(a)`

 •  `lim_(x->a-) f(x)`

 •  `lim_(x->a+) f(x)`



           

practice questions to master the knowledge

Exercise

practice questions to master the knowledge

Exercise

If a function is not defined at an input value, can it be continuous at that input value?

  • Yes. If the limits are equal.
  • No. Irrespective of limits if the function is not defined at an input value, it is not continuous.

The answer is 'No. Irrespective of limits if the function is not defined at an input value, it is not continuous at that input value.'

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A function f of x is examined at an input value x=a. Which of the following is to be examined?
f;a
f of a
left
left-hand-limit
right
right-hand-limit
all;above
all the above
The answer is 'all the above'.
It is important to note that the lopital rule is applicable only if the limit exists. The discussion in this topic is about finding if the limit exists or not. So the lopital rule is not used in finding the limits.
When a function is examined at an input value, what are the possible deductions one can make about the function at that input value?
continuous
Function is continuous
not
Function is not continuous but defined
defined
Function is not continuous and not defined
any;one;above
Any one of the above
The answer is 'Any one of the above'.
Whether a function is continuous or defined or not defined is determined by examining ;; value at the input value, left-hand-limit at the input value, and, right-hand-limit at the input value.
Describing a function: A function f of x is evalated for three values to describe at an input value x = q ;; f of a ;; limit x tending to a. minus, f of x ;; and limit x tending to a. +, f of x .
If a function is not defined at an input value, can it be continuous at that input value?
yes;s;equal
Yes. If the limits are equal.
no;irrespective;defined;not;defined
No. Irrespective of limits if the function is not defined at an input value, it is not continuous.
The answer is 'No. Irrespective of limits if the function is not defined at an input value, it is not continuous at that input value.'

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