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Limit (mathematics)

value that a function or sequence "approaches" as the input or index approaches some value

In mathematics, a limit is a guess of the value of a function or sequence based on the points around it. Limits are used to define many topics in calculus, like continuity, derivatives, and integrals.

Limit are written like this:

and read as "the limit of f of x, as x approaches c". Limit is shortened to lim.

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