# Tending+to+a+limit

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**Potential energy**— This article is about a form of energy in physics. For the statistical method, see Potential energy statistics. Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …2

**History of trigonometry**— The history of trigonometry and of trigonometric functions may span about 4000 years.EtymologyOur modern word sine is derived from the Latin word sinus , which means bay or fold , from a mistranslation (via Arabic) of the Sanskrit word jiva ,… …3

**convergent**— a. 1. Converging, gradually approaching. 2. (Math.) Tending to a limit …4

**converging**— a. 1. Convergent, gradually approaching. 2. (Math.) Tending to a limit …5

**Europe, history of**— Introduction history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …6

**United States**— a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …7

**Economic Affairs**— ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …8

**Exponentiation**— Exponent redirects here. For other uses, see Exponent (disambiguation). Exponentiation is a mathematical operation, written as an, involving two numbers, the base a and the exponent (or power) n. When n is a positive integer, exponentiation… …9

**Dirac delta function**— Schematic representation of the Dirac delta function by a line surmounted by an arrow. The height of the arrow is usually used to specify the value of any multiplicative constant, which will give the area under the function. The other convention… …10

**eye, human**— ▪ anatomy Introduction specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …