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anonymous
 5 years ago
a zero denominator means that the line is vertical
anonymous
 5 years ago
a zero denominator means that the line is vertical

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dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it means the function is undefined at that point

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or yes the slope could be seen as a vertical line

nowhereman
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The result of dividing through zero can not be defined consistently. A vertical line is not the graph of any function. So you can not talk about slope.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A zero denominator means that the function is undefined. It has no slope.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which is different from having a slope of zero. Basically dividing by zero is a nono.

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also a zero denominator shows where a vertical asymptote is defined which is usually referred to as an imaginary vertical line

nowhereman
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This statement lacks mathematical rigour. First of all a vertical asymptote is not part of the function. Also not everywhere where there occurs a zero denominator there has to be a vertical asymptote (see x/x for example which can be extended continuously in zero) and not everywhere where there is a vertical asymptote, do you have a zero denominator. (take ln x for example with a vertical asymptote at x = 0)
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