In this series, I’m compiling some of the quips and one-liners that I’ll use with my students to hopefully make my lessons more memorable for them.
The definition of a limit is often really hard for students to swallow:
To make this a little more palatable, I’ll choose a simple specific example, like , or
I’ll use one of the famous lines from “Annie Get Your Gun”:
Anything you can do, I can do better.
In other words, no matter how small a they give me, I can find an that meets the requirements of this limit.