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anonymous
 5 years ago
What would be the simplest definition for an asymtote?
anonymous
 5 years ago
What would be the simplest definition for an asymtote?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1something to snuggle up to

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1an asymptote tends to be a boundary line that is forever approached; getting closer and closer; but never reaching unless you can get all the way to the end of infinity

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actually that is not quite right

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and horizontals and slants can be croseed; but in the end they act right

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now now; he said simple definition; not accurate definintion lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for example \[\frac{\sin(x)}{x}\] certainly approaches 0 as x increases, but it crosses infinitely many times

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to properly define what a limit is to rigorously describe what it is.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think the question should be "what is the definition" of an asymptote" rather than "simplest"

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also I guess it should be noted that other functions can be asymptotes (for instance you can have polynomial asymptotes with degree greater than 1)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I quite like "tangent at infinity" even if u can pick holes in it...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A straight line that defines limits of a curve.
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