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Identify the asymptotes of the graph of each function. Then graph the function.

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    \[y = \frac{ 1 }{ x + 2 }\]

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    The vertical asymptote occurs where the denominator is 0. What value of x makes the denominator 0?

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    -2.

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    So the vertical asymptote is x = -2

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    Okay, now to graph the function.

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    |dw:1368222257318:dw|

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    Now we know that the degree of the numerator is less than the degree of the denominator so that means that the y axis is a horizontal asymptote.

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    So you need to figure out which two areas the two branches will be in.

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    |dw:1368222410758:dw|

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    Can you figure that out?

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