Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
CalculusHelp
Group Title
How do you find horizontal and vertical asymptotes?
I know that for Horizontal I must find the left and right limits of infinity but I'm not sure about vertical asymptotes.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
CalculusHelp Group Title
How do you find horizontal and vertical asymptotes? I know that for Horizontal I must find the left and right limits of infinity but I'm not sure about vertical asymptotes.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
for rational functions like \(\large f(x)=\frac{g(x)}{h(x)} \), it's what makes g(x) = 0...
 2 years ago

dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
*** sorry, h(x) = 0
 2 years ago

richyw Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
alright well if you have a rational function. you get a vertical asymptote if the denominator is zero
 2 years ago

richyw Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or like what dpalnc said in a better way
 2 years ago

richyw Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so usually in elementary calculus you just have some polynomal, then you just gotta factor it and find the roots of the polynomial
 2 years ago

richyw Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or a trig function or something
 2 years ago

CalculusHelp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohh okay thanks for the help, I appreciate it. Also for the polynomial, when I find the roots , how are those included in my graph?
 2 years ago

phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if you have y = f(x) then the roots tell you were y=0 it is where the curve crosses the xaxis
 2 years ago

dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
in addition to the rational function i mentioned, g(x) and h(x) must be relatively prime.....
 2 years ago

CalculusHelp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh I get it now, thanks a lot!
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.