CONTINUITY Roughly speaking, a function is said to be continuous on an interval if its graph has no breaks, jumps, or holes in that interval. So, a continuous function has a graph that can be drawn without lifting the pencil from the paper. 1. Which of the functions graphed below are continuous? More specifically, a function is continuous if nearby values of the independent variable give nearby values of the function. Example: Let () p x be the cost of mailing a letter weighing x ounces. According to our current postal rates, and . But (1.00) $0.37 p = (0.99) $0.37 p = (1.01) $0.59 p = . So values nearby do not
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