# A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks 12.5 meters in 5 minutes. What is its speed?

See a solution process below for a speed in kilometers per hour:

We can then find the speed of the tortoise by evaluating:

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The tortoise's speed is (2.5 , \text{meters per minute}).

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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