ValentinaT Group Title Identify the asymptotes of the graph of each function. Then graph the function. one year ago one year ago

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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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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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Can you figure that out?