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# Matt L.

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Hi Lar, Mykola is right that you can get the answer to this problem using the distance formula -- but simply plugging-and-chugging numbers in a formula doesn't teach you anything. Why does the distance formula work? Where in the world does that weird expression come from? To see why the...

Hi Sun, There's a shorter and a longer answer to this question. The short answer is that this function f(x,y) is continuous because of the following facts: Every polynomial function is continuous. The sine and cosine functions are continuous. The composition of two continuous functions...

Hi Sun, You can see why this limit fails to exist if you consider approaching the origin (0,0) along different trajectories. First consider approaching the origin along the linear trajectory y=x. Under this constraint, substituting in y=x, the function becomes 3x3/(x4+x2) What happens...

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The most lasting way to improve your vocabulary is to learn new words (1) in context (by looking up unknown words when you read and keeping a journal of their definitions) and (2) in thematic groups -- NOT by memorizing huge lists of unrelated words. These are some of the resources I use with my students; feel free to comment to add your own favorite vocabulary book! BOOKS -- English... read more

All the major test prep books for the SAT, ACT, and GRE -- published by companies like Kaplan, Princeton Review, Barron's, and Manhattan Test Prep -- are poorly written, conceptually deficient, and, worst of all, riddled with serious errors. Students can't be expected to learn from books that aren't even right! And I don't mean the books are riddled simply with typos, which unfortunately is... read more

All the major test prep books for the SAT, ACT, and GRE -- published by companies like Kaplan, Princeton Review, Barron's, and Manhattan Test Prep -- are poorly written, conceptually deficient, and, worst of all, riddled with serious errors. Students can't be expected to learn from books that aren't even right! And I don't mean the books are riddled simply with typos, which unfortunately is... read more

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