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# The limit does not exist

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From speed limits to limited capacity elevators, we're used to limits in our daily lives. But, what about in mathematics? Limits are essential to calculus and are used to define continuity, derivatives, and integrals. Take this lesson and find out more...

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10/31/2013 •
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