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Determine the limit of the function describing the atmospheric pressure on a plane as it descends from $32,000$ feet to land at Honolulu, located at sea level. (The atmospheric pressure at sea level is $14.7$ pounds per square inch.)

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1 of 4Recall the informal definition of limit:

If$\,\,f(x)\,\,$ becomes arbitrarily close to a single number$\,\,L$ as$\,\,x\,\,$approaches the value$\,\,c\,\,$from either side, then

$\lim_{x\rightarrow c}f(x)=L$

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