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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the vertical asymptotes, if any, of the graph of the rational function. Show your work.
f(x) = x4/x(x4)
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the vertical asymptotes, if any, of the graph of the rational function. Show your work. f(x) = x4/x(x4)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x=1 is your vertical asymptote though if there was a factor of x1 on top then it could possibly be a hole that is f(x)=(x1)/(x1) has a hole at x=1 (not a vertical asymptote) that is f(x)=x(x1)/(x1) also has a hole at x=1 but g(x)=(x1)/(x1)^2 has a vertical asympote at x=1 since it has more (x1)'s on bottom then on top my answer Teacers reply>You find the VA's by setting the denominator to 0. When we get a factor that cancels out, it is not a vertical asymptote. What is it? Graph it to see what it looks like

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this from a test or something?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i havent taken my midterm yet lol

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1f(x) = x4/x(x4) is that: \(\Large f(x) = x \frac4x \times(x4) \) or \(\Large f(x) = x \frac4{x \times(x4)} \) or \(\Large f(x) = \frac{x4}{x \times(x4)} \)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1439383403225:dw

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok... so find when we're dividing by zero so denominator = x(x4) ... when does this = 0?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when we divide bye zero

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a(b) = 0 so either a = 0 or b = 0 in this case...a = x... so if a = 0, x = 0 a(b) = 0 in this case... b = x4 if b = 0... x4 = 0 ... so x = 4 vertical asymtotes at x=0 and x=4... yeah?

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or do u have to simplify the equation first?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk i gave my answer to the teacher and she said i was wrong so i dont know what to do

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1kk \(\huge f(x) = \frac{x4}{x \times(x4)}\) \(\huge f(x) = \frac{\color{red}{x4}}{x \times\color{red}{(x4)}}\) \(\huge f(x) = \frac{1}{x}\)

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if that's ur eqn.. then simplified it's f(x) = 1/x so when denominator = 0, then u have vertical asymptotoes only 1 v.a in this equation, it's when x = 0
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