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Is there an easy way to learn how to do limits and find the continuity of limits? I feel like a complete jackass in class.
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Is there an easy way to learn how to do limits and find the continuity of limits? I feel like a complete jackass in class.
 one year ago
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay what do you know about limits?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here is a video that shows the how limits works http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB8CzZEd4xw take a look at this and message me with any questions..
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, I'll have a look at the video.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did the video site work for you?
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Unfortunately no. I could not attend the first week of class in Calculus due to late registration and have only had the class for 2 whole days, and I don't understand anything pertaining limits. I know that some limits can be factored, and they can equal \[\frac{ 0 }{ 0 }\] or \[\frac{ nonzero }{ 0 }\] but other than that I just don't know what to do with myself as far as trying to comprehend this incredibly complex subject.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here is a website I found on the subject for you http://www.sparknotes.com/math/precalc/continuityandlimits/summary.html
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
limits without knowing the basics it is hard to teach them.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like you said limits can have different answers and ways to solve them, although not all problems you will encounter have a simple limit
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
limit states is how close that limit will come to let's say we limit goes to 3 this means. 3 can not be included in this limit because it would cause the limit tp be zero. so we know that limit as it gets to three will never touch three. The website I posted will show you this in detail.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, I'm here. Checking out the spark notes site. It might serve as a valuable crutch for me.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
limits doing them online like this with the way I draw would be something from scary a movie lol
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ha, it's cool man. It's really just good and reassuring to know that there are genuinely goodhearted people in this world concerned with helping others succeed in areas they struggle the most in.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hey that is true and that is why I am here, I hope to change the way students think of math someday. I think the prblem with math way back when you start learning math a bad teacher or just not getting what is needed to be known, leaves a bad taste and that is what starts most student to hate math.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Absofreakinglutely. I promise you I had that epiphany about a week ago. One bad experience, and you avoid it forever. I almost 'threw my life away' (in my eyes) in College over these past few months. I would love to be heavily affiliated with Law, but I don't have the time do go through the process (as of now). I went from Electrical Engineering, to Business, back to Engineering (Computer Science). The way I see it, Completing College in 4 years is worthless if you're not in Nursing or Technology.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
true and point you made is well taken. The job market is so bad in some areas there are no jobs, most most people will tell you the nursing or computers is the way. While I find that to be true, people in college tend to over specailize for a thier degree and that is what shuts most doors. I think a an education is worth getting and if for the fact to prove to yourself you can do it, to me that is something worht more than any job can pay you. what you achive in this life can not be taken and getting a four degree is priceless and it means you have made it.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I want you to think about this sometime, don't do something for a job. Major in something that you will enjoy and go for it!! There is no way to know weather a job is open or not. Depending now many years you have left need to do what you love the most. Please don't fall into the trap well I am not going to do this degree because there is no job. If you a have the desire and work hard, sometimes jobs find you if you are good and show passion in what you do just saying IMO..
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I've been told that so many times. I am an analytic freak when it comes to critiquing/designing Video Games (I can do that with a degree in CS). I know I'll always have a future as an Analyst if nothing else. I'm a rather pragmatic guy who values versatility and believe I have incredible judgment. In terms of how I think about my College Experience, there are so many things I love and prepare for that I don't think having a College Degree will make what I love anymore valuable than it already is to me or in the eyes of others.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes and you know you are enough without a degree, and I think that is AWESOME. Because in other words, have other passions that will get you a job and other ways if achiveing that goal when it comes time. You are very smart and don't allow the Job market to tell you what you are to do for a living that in itself never works. Free advice
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In return, YOU have a great point about the overspecializing in a particular area. That's where I think people find themselves walking down a lonely road looking for approval (a job) where they actually feel wanted instead of needed (overworked and neglected). One thing I was and will never be satisfied with is being onedimensional. I absolutely cannot stand that. Sometimes people ask me: "What EXACTLY do you do?" And I always tell them in its most simplest form; "I do just about everything." It always tends to leave people baffled.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Where they desire to feel wanted instead of needed*
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
My passion is math and helping on openstudy.com. I have health issues right that will prevent me from going to a real college campus, but i have the desire and passion to get my degree so I am going to do online And in keeping with math and what I love I am gong to study engineering Management from Arizona State University online. Job or no I don't care I just want my four year degree. I don't want people to feel for me, although I am suffering with COPD in the early Stage 3 that effects my lungs and that is why I don't work. I am not going to give up and will get my degree..
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can do what you so rightly please. Experience is the one thing that plagues the modern era we live in. Keep up the good work here, and before you know it, you can become an official moderator and have something brilliant to put on your resume. You have a goal, you have a plan, and from what I can see, you're on the track you want to be on. That's what's important to you, and dammit it's important to me.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sometimes I think most students have no clue when they leave and go to college what it really means? Some students jump to college for the wrong reasons or just not ready for college. The only reason most students go to college is presure from parnets and that to me is never good. Yeah, and about the openstudy.com I have applied to be a Ambassodor of this site. Not sure if I get it or not. But I am going to try to do it.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Guess what my friend, I am one of those students you're talking about. Indecisiveness will murder you in College and the real world. It nearly put my academic career six feet under my Freshman year. Rushed into College, with no real plan, goals, or objectives. It's terrible, and parents just don't get it. They're just so proud you didn't flunk out.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In this day and age I feel sorry for the young kids of today world. Looking at the family in general most school age kids don't have mom and dad it is one or the other but rarely both. That plus the presure from other students and your family can drive most students to flunk out and start down the wrong path. Having a dad in my life might have changed my path a litte. I have no regerts in what I have done, I know my past will be there. The difference I know I can not live in the past so I move forward. If there is one thing I have learned being 43 years old is that you make your own path in this wold and most of make sure it is what you want and don't allow others tell otherwise.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Here is something for you to think about. I am going to tell someting here I taught myself math by reading books and watching math videos online that is why I understand math so well. So many times while I was in school people would tell me I am not smart enough to do the higher math like Calc 1 I proved to myself and didn't care what said and that is the path I am following no matter what others say about it.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
My passion and desire to help students in math what drives me the most..
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's such a beautiful thing man. It's almost scary that so many people do not have the drive to do something for themselves; nonetheless others. We humans have always had the capability to astonish ourselves when we're committed. Ha, it's just an honest blessing that regardless of the trials and tribulations that we all endure  the people you coach, teach, and grow with become infinitely more valuable than the job you retain, the title you hold, or the money you make.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
WOW great points and pont well taken. Not only that it holds true for all..
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hey just wondering did you get your question answered about limits?
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, I've been looking over spark notes and khan academy. I'm really interested in learning how to interpret and solve them when only given a graph.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry for asking this you are in college? I think you said this but just tell me again so I know for sure?
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, 19 y/o Sophomore in College.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the other question I need to know are you in Calc 1 in college or precalc?
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Calculus I, I took Trigonometry over the Winter Break so I could actually begin my academic career in Computer Science.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is the limits in calc 1 the only issue within the class, you are having?
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, precisely. I'm sure I'll struggle some more when we begin incorporating identities (I did in Trig), but I feel a bit more confident with them. Trying to follow my professor is like a doctor putting both of his fingers in front of your face and saying 'Follow my fingers (spreading them apart)'
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ha ha funny.. Yeah sometimes you have to search for other ways to learn. Lucky for you I know other video sites and where to find such info on the web.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are not obligated to share, but I would greatly appreciate any contributions!
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no problem I would love to share this info, go utube video and search for graghing limits or look up MIT free classes this site has math videos on the subjects you need
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or if you lke books go to the LIb and ask for a book called Calc made easy and that is anohter source for to you use along with the text book you have.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The other thing I am going to tell you, plz take this advice and use it, Whatever you do in math don't just go through the class and don't learn the Calc 1, this is why most students after doing Trig struggle learn what is needed for the next class. Because as you finding out math builds and builds the higher go. I would say try to master what is needed for you to get your degree and what is needed for the next math. Trust me if just go through class and blindly and not fully understand it you are only hurting yourself the higher you get in math. Just saying. Also, take notes and make sure you have notes so you can study from them. Lastly ask questions in class because other students will have the same questions as you. just some free advice..
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Most of all work problems even if they aren't needed for homework that is the best way to learn to math. You have to get your hands and get in there and do it.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, I'll more than likely make that purchase of 'Calculus Made Easy'. One thing I've concluded about interacting in my classes is that, if I'm not asking questions then I don't know what's going on and neither do my peers. So my goal is to actually go to class knowing what's going to be taught, or at least have a decent grasp of the material.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that is the idea, but don't be afraid to the teacher with questions either. I mean if there are things that are not making sense ask about them.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, I plan to meet with my professor Tuesday afternoon after his last class comes to a cessation.
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'll make it a habit, just so he knows I'm serious about learning and comprehending the material.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that is a good idea..
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lilblazeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, well it's been great talking with you man. I'm gonna have to call it a night. It's pretty late. Take care.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hey I am a big fan of you. Let me know if you need help send message I will help you anytime night man..
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