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    piecewise limit function

    f(x)= { (cosx-1)/x, x is less than 0}
    { 5x, x is greater than or equal to 0}
    Lim of f(x) as x approaches 0

    This was a question on my test and i wanted to know the answer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by calculusphobe View Post
    f(x)= { (cosx-1)/x, x is less than 0}
    { 5x, x is greater than or equal to 0}
    Lim of f(x) as x approaches 0
    This was a question on my test and i wanted to know the answer.
    f(0-)=f(0+)=0, so the limit is 0.
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    I put zero but thought it was to easy.
    Thx Plato
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