limit on the right

limit on the right

[′lim·ət ȯnthə ′rīt]
(mathematics)
The limit on the right of the function ƒ(x) at a point c is the limit of ƒ at c which would be obtained if only values of x greater than c were taken into account; more precisely, it is the number L which has the property that for any positive number ε there is a positive number δ so that if x is in the domain of ƒ and 0 <>x-c) < δ,="" then="">x) -L | < ε;="" denoted="" by="" also="" known="" as="" right-hand="">