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Describe Irrational functions and explain how to calculate asymptotes.

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  1. lgbasallote
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    fianlly....now i can answer

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  2. lgbasallote
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    you can calculate for vertical asymptote by equating y to infinity and solving for x...usually this happens in rational expressions only

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    rational expressions/functions are expressions/functions with a variable in the denominator

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    so vertical asymptotes will happen when there is an x in the denominator...im thinking horizontal asymptotes will happen when there is a y in the denominator

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    would you like an example?

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  6. shahzadjalbani
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    Yes ................

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  7. lgbasallote
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    i'll give a simple one y = 1/x you'll notice that if x = 0 then y would be undefined..you have discussed that right?

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    i mean that 1/0 is undefined..you know that right?

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  9. shahzadjalbani
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    Thanks @lgbasallote now I am going for the Lunch BRB after lunch.

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  10. lgbasallote
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    well i have to go as well ^_^ but i assume you know the rest

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    from my example x = 0 (a.k.a. the y-axis) is the vertical asymptote

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    horizontal asymptotes will appear in 1/y = x just do the same process

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