So Close, Yet So Far

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Objective

SWBAT evaluate one- and two-sided limits graphically and tabularly.

Big Idea

If we get infinitely close to a wall, will we ever reach the wall? Questions involving infinity help students grasp the concept of a limit.

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Setting the Stage

5 minutes
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Investigation

80 minutes
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Closure + Homework

5 minutes
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