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anonymous
 5 years ago
vertical and horizontal asymptotes of 1/(X2)+10
How do you tell which the asymptotes apart, I know the answers are 2 and 10 but which one is the V.A and the H.A?
anonymous
 5 years ago
vertical and horizontal asymptotes of 1/(X2)+10 How do you tell which the asymptotes apart, I know the answers are 2 and 10 but which one is the V.A and the H.A?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x in bottom is a clue of vertical asymptote

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the V.A: is 2 then?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, how did you find 2? You cheated on the calculator. :) Here is an easy method. The minute you see x in the bottom your alarm should go off. x can not be 0 in the denominator so set what ever in bottom to 0; x2=0, x=2 x cannot be 2 vertical asymptote. Square root should also ring the alarm.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i actually didn't use a calculator....ummm I know it is 2 because if 1/(22) = 1/0 which is undefined an then I know it is 10 because it is a number by itself and I know the 10 will affect the graph by moving the graph up 10 spaces I just don't know which one is which

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Zero in the denominator vertical asymptote. It is going to be second nature. From this point on for the rest of your life, you will remember it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here is a term, you can show off mathematical terminology. They like to say the graph blows up.
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