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Investigate horizontal asymptotes for quotients of linear functions by examining the results of *, *and

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In complete sentences, summarize your findings.

A horizontal asymptote can be found by evaluating:

(Compare the highest-powered term in the numerator with the highest-powered term in the denominator.)

Write the equation of a function

and a vertical asymptote.Vertical asymptotes can be found by setting the denominator equal to

, AFTER you simplify the fraction. As for horizontal asymptotes, see the hint in part (a).

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