Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 14 - A Preview of Calculus: The Limit, Derivative, and Integral of a Function - 14.2 Algebra Techniques for Finding Limits - 14.2 Assess Your Understanding: 17

Answer

$8$

Work Step by Step

Recall: $\lim _{x\rightarrow a}p\left( x\right) =p\left( a\right)$ Thus, $\lim _{x\rightarrow -1}\left( 3x^{2}-5x\right) \\=3x\left( -1\right) \dfrac {2}{}5\times \left( -1\right) \\=3-\left( -5\right) \\=8$
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