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(Section 2.1: An Introduction to Limits) 2.1.2 Notation We can write: lim x ± 1 fx () = 3 . Alternatively, we can write: ± 3 as x ± 1 . A graph can demonstrate this. Consider the graph of y = ; here, y = 3 x 2 + x ± 1 . (Figure 2.1.a) Imagine that the arrows in the figure above represent two lovers running towards each other along the parabola. What is the y -coordinate of the point that they are approaching? It is 3.
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 150 taught by Professor Sturst during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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