Math Teacher Master Class: Calculus – Limits

The focus of this Master Class is to explore the introduction to limits.  We will discuss how to define limits for our students, and examine useful problems which demonstrate the key types of limits problems.

Jump Discontinuities

Play with this piece-wise function by moving each part up and down.

In order for the limit to exist, what has to be true about the two parts?

This applet can also demonstrate important ideas about one-sided limits.

In this example, can the one-sided limit not exist?