STUDY GUIDE FOR CALCULUS
LIMIT IS A VALUE THAT A
FUNCTION GETS CLOSER AND
CLOSER TO AS YOUR INDEPENDENT
VARIABLE GETS CLOSER AND
CLOSER TO A PARTICULAR VALUE.
IT IS NOT NECESSARILY THE ACTUAL
VALUE AT THAT POINT.
Review of Precalculus
Calculus is the mathematical study of
relationships where changes are taking
It was developed by two mathematicians
independently of each other: Isaac
Newton, an English mathematician, and
Put the following functions in your calculator.
y1=(2x + 3) (x<1) + (2x+3)(x>1)
Y2 = 2x -1)(x<1) + (2x+3)(x>1)
Y3 = sin (1/(x-1)
Compute y1(.9), y1(.99), y1(.999) etc
Compute y1(1.1),y1(1.01), y1(1.001)
As x gets closer to 1, w