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# (a) Use numerical and graphical evidence to guess the value of the limit lim xl1 x3 2 1

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Problem 55

(a) Use numerical and graphical evidence to guess the value of the limit lim xl1 x3 2 1 sx 2 1 (b) How close to 1 does x have to be to ensure that the function in part (a) is within a distance 0.5 of its limit?

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Problem 55

a) Use numerical and graphical evidence to guess the value of the limit

b) How close to 1 does x have to be in order to ensure that the function in part a is within 0.5 of its limit?

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Step 1 of 3

(a)

Make a table of values for the function  shown below:

 x f(x) 0.9 5.280931738 0.99 5.925312187 0.999 5.992503125 0.9999 5.999250031 1.0001 6.000750031 1.001 6.007503125 1.01 6.075312812 1.1 6.781557287

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