Dismiss
Skip Navigation

8.1: Definition of a Limit

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
Atoms Practice
%
Progress
 
 
 
MEMORY METER
This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is
Practice
Progress
%
%
Practice Now
MEMORY METER
This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is
Turn In
Loading... 

Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue.

Color Highlighted Text Notes
Show More

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
secant A line that intersects a circle in two points.
tangent A line that intersects a circle in exactly one point.
End behavior End behavior is a description of the trend of a function as input values become very large or very small, represented as the 'ends' of a graphed function.
Horizontal Asymptote A horizontal asymptote is a horizontal line that indicates where a function flattens out as the independent variable gets very large or very small. A function may touch or pass through a horizontal asymptote.
limit A limit is the value that the output of a function approaches as the input of the function approaches a given value.
limit notation Limit notation is a way of expressing the fact that a function gets arbitrarily close to a value.
secant line A secant line is a line that joins two points on a curve.
Tangent line A tangent line is a line that "just touches" a curve at a single point and no others.

Image Attributions

Show Hide Details
Description
Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Grades:
Date Created:
Nov 01, 2012
Last Modified:
Jul 22, 2016
Files can only be attached to the latest version of Modality
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
 
MAT.ALY.811.L.1