Why does this graph have a vertical asymptote? What is the equation of that asymptote?
Consider your answer to 1-26(d).
Vertical asymptotes are lines with undefined slopes. Their equations are of the form:
where is a constant.
State the equation of the horizontal asymptote.
Consider the horizontal lines that you found in problem 1-22(b).
Horizontal asymptotes are lines with
slope. Their equations are of the form: or , where is some constant.
so that the vertical asymptote is and the horizontal asymptote is .
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