Ch 58: MTEL Math: Limits

About This Chapter

Going through the materials we have put together in this chapter is a great way to quickly prepare for the MTEL Math exam. You will be able to review and learn new things about limits.

MTEL Math: Limits - Chapter Summary

Use these video lessons to quickly review information about the different types of limits, which will be covered on the MTEL Math exam. You will also be able to pick up skills, helping you define limits and use notation properly. Some information includes:

  • Defining limits using a graph
  • Using notation to understand limits
  • One-sided limits and determining the limits of functions
  • The Squeeze Theorem
  • Limits and graphs

Our lessons are usually no more than 10 minutes long and are available anytime, on a computer or mobile device. There's also a text transcript of each lesson with key terms and concepts emphasized in bold type. If you have questions, use the ask-an-expert feature to get answers.

MTEL Math: Limits Chapter Objectives

The goal of the MTEL Math exam is to help candidates get licensure to teach math in Massachusetts. Featuring multiple-choice and some open-response questions, this exam is going to assess your understanding of math-related content, such as limits and different theorems.

All of the content found in this chapter will be included on the subarea 5 section, which constitutes 16% of the entire test. In order to see if you are ready for this portion, use our self-assessment quizzes and end-of-chapter exam. They will let you truly know if you are picking up the right skills and knowledge to succeed on the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 58: MTEL Math: Limits
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Using a Graph to Define Limits

1. Using a Graph to Define Limits

My mom always said I tested the limits of her patience. Use graphs to learn about limits in math. You won't get grounded as we approach limits in this lesson.

Understanding Limits: Using Notation

2. Understanding Limits: Using Notation

Join me on a road trip as we define the mathematical notation of limits. As time goes by and I traverse hills and highways, the limit of my speed changes. Learn how to write these limits in this lesson.

One-Sided Limits and Continuity

3. One-Sided Limits and Continuity

Over the river and through the woods is only fun on a continuous path. What happens when the path has a discontinuity? In this lesson, learn about the relationship between continuity and limits as we walk up and down this wildlife path.

How to Determine the Limits of Functions

4. How to Determine the Limits of Functions

You know the definition of a limit. You know the properties of limits. You can connect limits and continuity. Now use this knowledge to calculate the limits of complex functions in this lesson.

Squeeze Theorem: Definition and Examples

5. Squeeze Theorem: Definition and Examples

In the Kingdom of Rimonn there are three rivers. In this lesson, learn how these waterways demonstrate the power of the squeeze theorem for finding the limits of functions.

Graphs and Limits: Defining Asymptotes and Infinity

6. Graphs and Limits: Defining Asymptotes and Infinity

Infinity is a hard concept to understand and the word asymptote is pretty intimidating. But this fun lesson will make both seem like a walk in the park as it defines both and shows their relationship using a graph.

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