Calculus pp 38-60 | Cite as


  • Harley Flanders
Part of the Textbooks in Mathematical Sciences book series (TIMS)


The cornerstone of calculus is the limit concept. It is what takes calculus a quantum jump beyond algebra. In this chapter we shall learn the definition of the limit of a function at a point and how to calculate limits. We shall apply the limit concept to the idea of continuity of a function.


Triangle Inequality Arithmetic Operation Unit Interval Discontinuous Function Piecewise Continuous Function 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harley Flanders
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  1. 1.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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