#### Math - 2018-19

# MA.4 - Limit of a Function

MA.4The student willdeterminethe limit of an algebraic function, if it exists, as the variable approaches either a finite number or infinity.

*Adopted: 2016*

### BIG IDEAS

### UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

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The limit of a function is
the value approached by *f*(*x*) as *x* approaches a given value or infinity.

### ESSENTIALS

**The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to**

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MA.4_{1} **Verify**
estimates about the limit of a function using a graphing utility.

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MA.4_{2} **Determine**
the limit of a function algebraically and **verify**
with a graphing utility.

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MA.4_{3} **Determine**
the limit of a function numerically and **verify**
with a graphing utility.

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MA.4_{4} **Use**
limit notation when **describing** end
behavior of a function.

### KEY VOCABULARY

*Updated: May 29, 2018*