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Limits of Numbers/Functions

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Ages: 12 - 18
Introduction to the Intuition Behind Limits - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
This video introduces limits used in calculus. A limit is the value of the expression as the expression approaches. This introduction gives examples that show that limits are not as simple as just evaluating a function. (07:38)
April 25, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
Defining a Limit Numerically
From brightstorm.com, produced by Brightstorm, Inc.
An instructor uses a whiteboard and a discontinuous function to demonstrate the concept of a limit.  He uses the point where the function is undefined and a table of values to determine the value of the limit as it approaches that point. This video... [more]
March 28, 2010 at 04:35 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Squeeze Theorem - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
Mr. Khan offers this video of the intuition (but not a proof) of the Squeeze Theorem. Salman Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (07:36)
July 30, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
From YouTube
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from... [more]
June 19, 2012 at 05:47 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Calculus: The Formal Definition of a Limit
From YouTube, produced by Thinkwell
This is a clip from a larger one. In the clip, the instructor briefly discusses how to define a limit. The instructor uses a paper and marker while his image appears in the right corner. (02:54)
July 30, 2010 at 10:51 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
Stop That Creature (Interactive Game)
From pbskids.org, produced by PBS: Cyberchase
When dealing with a function, you start with one input number and then you perform at least one operation on it, based on the rule of the function, and you get a resulting output number. In this interactive, you will look at both the input numbers an... [more]
July 18, 2012 at 04:17 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Calculus: One-Sided Limits
From YouTube, produced by Mathmeeting
This video gives a step-by-step example of how to solve a one-sided limit both graphically and by substituting infinitely small and large numbers for x. (09:59)
June 19, 2012 at 06:38 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Using Limits to Define a Continuous Function
From YouTube, produced by FreeAcademy
A Continuous Function is defined in terms of limits and various discontinuities are discussed. Animated graphics on white board. The explanation is clear and understandable. (03:34)
July 11, 2009 at 09:08 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
From YouTube, produced by Mrs. Cantey's 6th period class
A song about the concept of continuity, with dancing by some calculus students. Melody of "Danny Boy" ("Londonderry/Derry Air"). (2:22)
November 7, 2008 at 11:44 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
L'Hopital's Rule Song
From YouTube, produced by Susan Cantey
Calculus students sing a song about how to apply L'Hopital's Rule. (02:46)
November 7, 2008 at 11:38 AM
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