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 2 years ago
find the vertical asymptotes and holes for the graph of each rational function.
y=(x+5) / (x^2+9)
and when i do these types of problems usually i factor it out to get the asymptotes but idk how to factor the bottom. please help?
 2 years ago
find the vertical asymptotes and holes for the graph of each rational function. y=(x+5) / (x^2+9) and when i do these types of problems usually i factor it out to get the asymptotes but idk how to factor the bottom. please help?

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jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you don't need to factor the bottom to get the zeros?

edwardalexander17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh. how do i do it? please help

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hole when numerator is zero Hole at x = 5 Vertical asymptote when denominator is zero x^2 + 9 = 0 <<< can never = 0, so no VA Horizontal asymptotes where the limit of x > +infinity and infinity I'll draw you the work for HA

Dyiliq
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nay http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f7/SlantAsymptoteError.svg

edwardalexander17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks a lot. :)

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1anything over infinity means it's going to 0 so HA: Y = 1

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1same deal with negative for this problem I think

edwardalexander17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay. thanks

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I mean HA: Y = 0, sorry

edwardalexander17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem thanks.
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