Calculus

What is the domain of f(x)= (x-3)/(x^2-9)?

lim f(x)
x->3

asked by S
  1. domain of f(x) :
    any real number, x ≠ 3

    lim (x-3)/(x^2 - 9) , x --->3
    = lim (x-3)((x-3)(x+3))
    = lim 1/(x+3) , as x -->3
    = 1/6

    posted by Reiny
  2. x = -3 is also excluded from the domain, eh? since x^2-9 = 0

    posted by Steve@Math

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