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Re: Re: Multivariable Limits

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  • Subject: [mg64704] Re: [mg64690] Re: Multivariable Limits
  • From: Daniel Lichtblau <danl at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 01:49:36 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200602270518.AAA15169@smc.vnet.net>
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Alicia wrote:
> Yes but the only example that I saw takes two limits of a function, frist the limit to x then to y but thats not the same thing as taking the limit of both x and y at the same time.

Umm... what result do you expect when you take "the limit of both x and 
y at the same time."? How does one define this process?

The result will depend on the details. Which is to say, it (the limit) 
is only defined in a path dependent manner. Some further detail may be 
found at the URL below.

http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/1997/Sep/msg00234.html


Daniel Lichtblau
Wolfram Research


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