How are limits used in daily life? Please solve limit questions and relate them to daily life.

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You gave no specific questions, I think I should formulate them myself.

1. Alpha decay. Some types of atoms randomly emit alpha particles with the constant probability. For a large collection of such (identical) atoms a half of atoms will decay after some constant time, called half-life. After two half-life periods, 1/4 of the initial amount of atoms will remain, then 1/8 and so on.

So the number of initial atoms of that collection will decrease up to zero.
`lim 1/2^n = 0.`

2. Atmosphere free falling. Any fixed object...

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