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LIMITS WORKSHEET #1

 Find the indicated limit. Which method is most appropriate: Direct Substitution,
Numerical, Analytic or Graphical?

1. lim (3 x  2) sin 4 x
x  3 7. lim
x  0 sin 2 x

x3  1
2. lim 1
x  1 x  1 1
8. lim x
2x2  x  3 x 1 x  1
3. lim
x  1 x 1  2  2
9. lim
x 1   0 sin 2
4. lim
x 0 x
 s s 1
x 10. lim f ( s ) ; where f ( s )  
5. lim 2
s 1
1  s s  1
x 3 x  2x  3
lim f (s) ; where  s s3
( x  x)3  x 3 11. s
31
f (s)  
6. lim 6  s s  3
x  0 x

 Find the discontinuities (if any) for each function. Identify which are Removable and
which are Nonremovable Jump or Nonremovable Infinite? Analyze each initially
without a graph, then draw a sketch afterwards to confirm.

1  2 x  3 x  1
12. f ( x)  2 17. f ( x)  
x 1  x
2
x 1
x
13. f ( x)   x5
2
x 1  x 1
18. f ( x)   3
14. f ( x)  [[ x  3]] 3  x 3 x 1
3x 2  x  2 cos x x0
15. f ( x)  19. f ( x)  
x 1
x  2 x0
x 1
16. f ( x) 
2x  2
ANSWERS: 14. Nonremovable @ every integer
15. Removable @ x = 1
1. -7 16. Removable @ x = -1
2. 1
3. -5
4. –
5. 
6. 3x^2
7. 2
8. -1/2
9. 1
10. DNE
11. 3
12. None, contin (-,)
13. Nonremovable @ x = +/-1

0 . 1 2 3 11. LIMITS WORKSHEET #2  Find the indicated limit. lim 1  cos  x 0 tan 2 x 7. 4 6. 0 15. lim tan 2 x csc 4 x x 0 4. 1 3 13. lim x  0 sin 3 x 13. lim x  0 sin 3 x 1  cos 2 x 14. lim 0  tan 3 x 15. lim sin 2  x 0 x2 6. 0 14. 2 4. 5 3 12. 3 5 16. lim 0  x2 16. lim 9. lim x 0 sin 5 x Answers: 1. lim x  0 sin x 3x 8.  tan 2 y 1. 1 9. lim 3. 1 2 5. lim 0 sin  y 0 3y tan  10. lim 0 0  sin 2 x sin x 11. lim x 0 2 x 2  x x 0 3x sin 5 x 12. lim  cot 2 2. 1 10. 2 3 2. lim cot x sin 4 x x 0 x 5. 3 2 8. 1 3. 1 7.

lim f ( x). f ( x)  x 1 24. lim( x  3) 2 x  x  1 10. lim  sec  x   x x 2 3. lim 1   x   x  Find the interval for which the function is continuous. lim x 0 x x x 0 x 2. 14. lim x  0 x 2 8. lim sec 13. f ( x)  x4 3 . lim x  3 x  2 x3  2 x 2  3x  1 19. lim 2 x 2 x  4 x 1 16. f ( x)  ( x  1) 2 x 1 22. lim(1  cos 2h) h 0 2 x 5. lim x  x2  x  2 x 9. lim sin x 1 2 20. lim x  1 x 1 5 x3  1 6. LIMITS WORKSHEET #3  Find the indicated limit. 21. lim x 1 2  x x 1 x 0 x (Graphically) 15. 3 3cos x x 2  3x 1. lim tan x 12. lim x 7 6 x 4 x4  x x 1 tan 2 x 4. lim x 3 x3 5( x  x) 2  5 x 2 18. lim x   10 x 3  3 x 2  7 17. lim  11. f ( x)  x x  3 1 23. where f ( x)   . lim  sec x x  2 x 1  2 7.

f ( x)  29. Continuous for (. Continuous for (. 1. 1 4 24. 1 2. Removable. 2. Nonremovable Jump 14.13)  (13. f ( x)   2 2 x 4  x  x  6 x 3 x 1 26.  3. [3.  4. ) 4 6.1)  (1. f ( x)   2 x  4x 1 x  2 x 27. 0 17. 1 20. 2. 1 22. 1 16. 1  x  3 x 3 25. Removable 12. ) 11. 2 . ) 7. 10x 3 19. 1 4 30. ) 9.718 … “e” 27. 0 31. (. 0 5. -2 Nonremovable Infinite 10. Use your TI-83/84 to verify your responses. ) 15.  Find the discontinuities (if any) for the given function. 1 26. f ( x)   2 x 1 2 x  1 x  1  Answers: 1. 1. (0. Continuous for (. ) 13. 1 21. f ( x)   2 x x2 2 x  x2 30. ) 8. (4. f ( x)  cos  x 2  tan x 1 31. -2 25. State whether they are Removable. Continuous for (. -3 28. 2 18. Nonremovable Jump or Nonremovable Infinite.  29. ) 2 23. f ( x)   4  x x 1  x x 1   28.

10 17. lim 22. lim x 5 x  5 19. LIMIT WORKSHEET #4  Find each of the following limits. lim 3  x x 1 x 0 x  x2 x2 x4 23. where g ( x)   11. lim x 2 2 x x2 x 4 x  4 2 x 12. 2 23. 1 5 9 2. where x  1 x  1 x 1  2x x 1 x f ( x)   10. Does not exist 12.  8. 1 19. lim [[ x  2]] (1) x x 3 4. Does not exist 9.  10. lim [[ x]] 3. lim 14. Does not exist 7.  2 2 4. lim x  2 x Answers: 1. 3 20. 4 x3  6 x 2  3  13 1 1. 0 11. 0 15. lim x 2  25 x 3 x 3 6. lim g ( x) . -1 22. 4 18. 1 21. 0 . lim csc x x  x2  5x  6 8. lim sec x  x 1 18. 4 6. 1 16. lim x 3 x  3 1 5. 0 1 14. lim x x  5 x3  7 x 2  9 x 3 x  3 9 x4  7 x2  8x 2  2 x 2. 3 5. lim   x  3   x3  1 9. lim x   4 x 5  3 x  12 x 0 x 3x3  7 x 2  5 x  1 15. lim 1 x x 3 x 3 21. lim x 3 x  7 x2  2x  5 16. lim 13. lim x  x 1 17. 4 13. lim tan x x  2 x4 7. 3. lim f ( x) . lim x 4 x 2 20.

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