Reflection: Complex Tasks Techniques for Finding Limits - Section 2: Share and Explore

 

While students were working on finding the limit for one of the problems, a student asked a great question - is 0/0 the only indeterminate form or would something like 1/0 also be considered indeterminate form? This was something I definitely wanted to address with the entire class so I wrote it on the board so we could come back to it later.

During the discussion we thought of a really easy function that we could use to address this question (y = 1/x) and we saw that there was no limit when it was in this form. I like this process of jotting down the question on the board as it keeps a record of the important questions we need to address as a class.

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Techniques for Finding Limits

Unit 13: Limits and Derivatives
Lesson 2 of 13

Objective: SWBAT algebraically find the limit of a function.

Big Idea: If a function is undefined at a point, how can we still find the limit?

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