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Limϩ m(t) d. m(1) t→1 t→1 t→ 1 e. Is m continuous at m ϭ 1? Explain. f(x) 5 4. g(t) 4 3 3 2 1 1 x 0 –4 a. b. 2 6 lim f (x) c. lim f (x) lim f (x) d. 2ϩ –4 2 –2 a. limϪ g (t) c. lim g (t) b. limϩ g (t) d. g(1) t→1 e. 2? Explain. t→1 t→ 1 2. e. Is g continuous at t ϭ 1? Explain. s(x) 3 For Activities 5 and 6, 2 f(x) x x 0 2 4 –5 6 a. limϪ s(x) c. lim s(x) b. limϩ s(x) d. s(0) x→0 5 10 –5 x→0 x→0 –10 e. Is s continuous at x ϭ 0? Explain. 3. refer to the figure below. 5 1 –2 4 m(t) 3 5. 2 Graphically estimate the values for the function f a.

Lim B6 ln (10 ϩ t Ϫ1)R ; start t ϭ 500, increment ϩ5000, t→ ϱ estimate to three decimal places 23. 5x ) ; start x ϭ 5, increment ϫ2, estimate to the nearest integer 24. 25. 212t where t is the number of weeks after the start of the epidemic, based on data for weeks 0 Յ t Յ 13. For Activities 19 through 24, numerically estimate the limits. Show the numerical estimation table. S. Army in the first 3 months of the 1918 influenza epidemic can be modeled as A(t) ϭ 5 –1 20. 024t a. Numerically estimate, to the nearest integer, the end behavior for N as t increases without bound.

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