# You have 105 cowry shells. If a dozen eggs cost 10 cowry shells, how many eggs can you purchase?

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If we can only buy eggs by the dozen, then we end up with

An alternate way of looking at this problem is to ask if we can only buy eggs by the dozen. If so, then we can buy 10 sets of a dozen eggs each and have 5 cowry shells left over. This gives:

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You can purchase 10 dozen eggs with 105 cowry shells.

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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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