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Question 04 (b) 

Determine whether each one of the following functions is continuous at using the definition of continuity. You must fully justify your answer. (b) 
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Hint 

Recall the definition of continuity given in the Hint of Question 4(a). 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. We observe that is defined. Now we compute the left hand limit and the right hand limit. In fact, since the formula is the same on both sides, we simply need to compute In other words, the left hand and right hand limits both exist and are equal to , which is the value of . Therefore, is continuous at .
Answer: is at . 