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Unformatted text preview: myers (nmm698) HW03 Hamrick (54868) 1 This printout should have 24 questions. Multiplechoice questions may continue on the next column or page find all choices before answering. 001 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points Which of the following statements are true for all values of c ? I. lim x c f ( x ) = 0 = lim x c  f ( x )  = 0 . II. lim x c  f ( x )  = 0 = lim x c f ( x ) = 0 . 1. Both I and II correct 2. II only 3. Neither I nor II 4. I only Explanation: 002 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points Which of the following statements are true for all c and all L ? I. lim x c f ( x ) = L = lim x c  f ( x )  =  L  . II. lim x c  f ( x )  =  L  = lim x c f ( x ) = L. 1. Both I and II 2. I only correct 3. II only 4. Neither I nor II Explanation: 003 10.0 points Below is the graph of a function f . 2 4 6 2 4 6 2 4 6 8 2 4 Use the graph to determine lim x 3 f ( x ) . 1. limit = 18 2. limit = 9 3. limit does not exist correct 4. limit = 3 5. limit = 6 Explanation: From the graph it is clear the f has a left hand limit at x = 3 which is equal to 3; and a right hand limit which is equal to 0. Since the two numbers do not coincide, the limit does not exist . 004 10.0 points Determine the limit lim x 7 1 ( x 7) 2 . 1. limit = 1 7 2. none of the other answers 3. limit = 4. limit = 1 7 myers (nmm698) HW03 Hamrick (54868) 2 5. limit = correct Explanation: Since ( x 7) 2 0 for all x , we see that lim x 7 1 ( x 7) 2 = . keywords: limit, rational function 005 10.0 points By calculating the value of the function f ( x ) = (1 + x ) 1 /x successively at x = 0 . 01 , . 001 , . 0001 , . 00001 , . . . and x = . 01 , . 001 , . 0001 , . 00001 , . . . , estimate the value, E , of lim x (1 + x ) 1 /x correct to 5 decimal places. 1. E 2 . 71826 2. E 2 . 71832 3. E 2 . 71828 correct 4. E 2 . 7183 5. E 2 . 71824 Explanation: By calculation we see that f (0 . 01) = 2 . 70481 , f (0 . 001) = 2 . 71692 , f (0 . 0001) = 2 . 71815 , f (0 . 00001) = 2 . 71827 . In the same way, we see that f ( . 01) = 2 . 732 , f ( . 001) = 2 . 71964 , f ( . 0001) = 2 . 71842 , f ( . 00001) = 2 . 7183 . This suggests that, to 5 decimal places, the value of f (0) lies between 2 . 71827 and 2 . 7183 . To determine exactly where it lies, we need to compute f ( x ) at the next smaller positive and negative values of x , i.e. , at x = 0 . 000001 , x = . 000001 . Calculations show that f (0 . 000001) = 2 . 71828 , while f ( . 000001) = 2 . 71828 . Consequently, to 5 decimal places, E 2 . 71828 . 006 10.0 points Determine the value of lim x 3 parenleftBigg 3 g ( x ) ( f ( x )) 2 3 f ( x ) + 4 parenrightBigg when lim x 3 f ( x ) = 1 , lim x 3 g ( x ) = 3 ....
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