Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - The Derivative - 3.1 Limits - 3.1 Exercises - Page 136: 16

Answer

5

Work Step by Step

Please see image attached for the values that need to be entered into the table. Reading the table, as $x$ approaches 1 from the left, $f(x)$ seems to approach 5, as $x$ approaches 1 from the right, $f(x)$ seems to approach 5. The one sided limits seem to exist and are equal, so we estimate that $\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow 1}f(x)=$5
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