Calculus

Review – Limits and Continuity

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Answer Sheet
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19.

Discontinuities:

Where?

Why?

What Type?

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Intervals:

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21−30. Discontinuities:
Where?

Why?

What Type?

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Calculus
Review −Limits and Continuity

Name_________________________

Show all work on another paper. Record your answers on the answer sheet provided.
For #1-10, evaluate the limit.
1.

 1  x + 6  3 − x 
lim 



x →1 x + 1

 x  7 

6.

2.

lim 1 − 2 x

7.

3.

lim

x →4

x2 − 4
x →2 x − 2
( 1+ x) ( 2 + x) − 2
lim
x→0
x

4.

lim

5.

x →2

8.
9.

x−2
x + x−6

10.

2

sin x
x→0
x
x 2 + 3 x − 10
lim
x →−5
x+5
2− x − 2
lim
x→0
x
3
2 + x) − 8
(
lim
x→0
x
3
 − x, x ≤ 2
f ( x) =  x
 2 + 1, x > 2
lim

lim f ( x) =
x →2
For #11-18, use the graph to answer the questions.
11.

4

3

12.

2

13.

1

14.
−4

−3

−2

−1

1
−1

−2

−3

−4

2

3

4

5

f ( −1) =
lim f ( x) =

x →−1−

lim f ( x ) =

x →−1+

lim f ( x) =

x →−1

15.

f ( 1) =

16.

lim f ( x) =

17.

lim f ( x) =

18.

x →1

x →2

lim f ( x) =

x →3−

19.

Use the graph above to indicate where the discontinuities occur, why, and what type it is.

20.

From the graph above, indicate the intervals where f(x) is continuous.

For #21-30, find the points (if any) at which the following functions are discontinuous. Describe
the type of discontinuity.
21.

y=

1
x−2

26.

22.

y=

x +1
x − 4x + 3

27.

23.

x3 − 1
y= 2
x −1

24.

y=

25.

2

x −1
x −1
x+3
y= 2
x − 3 x − 10

7 − x 2 , x < 2
f ( x) = 
5 − x, x ≥ 2
4 − x 2 , x < 1
g ( x) = 
 x + 1, x ≥ 1
 x2 + x− 6 , x ≠ −3
h( x ) =  x + 4 x + 3
x = −3
 2.5,
2

28.
29.
30.

 x 2 − 1, x < 1
f ( x) = 
 4 − x, x ≥ 1
x 2 − 2 x − 24
y=
x−4

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