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CalculusHelp
 2 years ago
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.
CalculusHelp
 2 years ago
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CalculusHelp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh I get it now, thanks a lot!
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