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 one year ago
Explain why each function is discontinuous at the given point. f(x) = x/x  1 at x = 1
 one year ago
Explain why each function is discontinuous at the given point. f(x) = x/x  1 at x = 1

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Lethal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what is discontinuous?

onegirl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you mean the word discontinuous or?

onegirl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well it means having a gap... missing doesn't continue

Lethal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't get it. why would this function be discontinuous

onegirl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because its saying that at point 1 it breaks its doesnt continue the line, so you have to explain why? why it broke?

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\large f(x)=\frac{x}{x1}\] In the land of math, we are never allowed to divide by 0. If we let \(x=1\), it turns the denominator into \(0\). Which gives us a fraction of the form \(\dfrac{1}{0}\), which is no beuno!! See how we're dividing by 0? So we say that the function is undefined, or in other words, has a `discontinuity` at x=1.

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If we were to look at it graphically, it forms an asymptote at x=1. Remember what type of discontinuity that is?
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