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Re: Limits of multi-var. functions
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*Subject*: [mg19834] Re: Limits of multi-var. functions
*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
*Date*: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 01:20:22 -0400
*Organization*: University of Western Australia
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Phil Mendelsohn wrote:
> I suspect this is an easy question, but I'm not finding it in Help or a
> couple of other Mathematica books I have around.
>
> If I want to find the limit of a function of several variables, how do I
> do it? In the case of a polynomial function, I tried
>
> Limit[x^2 y^2 - 2x y^5 + 3y, {x->2, y->3}]
The syntax you want is
Limit[Limit[x^2*y^2 + 3*y - 2*x*y^5, x -> 2], y -> 3]
or
Limit[Limit[x^2*y^2 + 3*y - 2*x*y^5, y -> 3], x -> 2]
both of which give you the same result.
Cheers,
Paul
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