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Thu Aug 06, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Calculus
Topic: finding delta for limits: prove lim, x->2, x^2 equals 4
Replies: 1
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### finding delta for limits: prove lim, x->2, x^2 equals 4

hi all, i'm working on some problems at calc on the web. The limit of x 2 as x approaches 2 is 4. That is, lim x -> 2 x 2 = 4 Let epsilon= 0.2. Find delta > 0 such that if | x - 2 | < delta then | x 2 - 4 | < 0.2 so far i've plugged f(x), L and epsilon into f(x)-L > epsilon to get: x 2 -4 < 1/5, and...
Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Calculus
Topic: finding limits with square roots in function
Replies: 3
Views: 17098

### Re: finding limits with square roots in function

fantastic, thanks! i'll review the whole multiplying by the conjugate thing also.
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:49 pm
Topic: help with some questions (solving logarithmic equations)
Replies: 4
Views: 2864

### Re: help with some questions (solving logarithmic equations)

ah, logs aren't defined for negatives...
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Calculus
Topic: finding limits with square roots in function
Replies: 3
Views: 17098

### finding limits with square roots in function

hi all, i've got a couple problems i'm working on that require you to find the limit of a function with square roots. i'm having some issues with it. if anyone could lend a hand on the following problem it would be most appreciated: lim x->2 (sqrt(2x)-x)/(x-2) i know i need to factor out x-2 but i d...
Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:17 pm
Topic: help with some questions (solving logarithmic equations)
Replies: 4
Views: 2864

### Re: help with some questions (solving logarithmic equations)

awesome, thanks. so i think i understand the first two but for the last one i'm still hung up. put all the terms on one side and set equal to "0" but i'm getting hung up on the rational roots test. -2 is the constant and 1 is the leading coefficient. so that leaves a possible solution set of +/-2 an...
Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:29 pm