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Infinite limit of absolute value

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Homework Statement



i just want to know one value that i cant find anywhere, and would love some help

Homework Equations



[tex]
\lim_{x\rightarrow\ -\infty}|x|}[/tex]

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thanks
 

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If you look at the graph of y = |x|, the limit is pretty obvious.
 
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As x goes to -infinity, it must be negative! For negative x, |x|= -x. What is the limit [itex]\lim_{x\rightarrow -\infty} -x[/itex]?
 

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