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Graph . State the locations of any holes and/or asymptotes.  

Since none of the factors create a Giant , there are no holes.
The vertical asymptotes are the values of that make the denominator .
The horizontal asymptote is . (Why?)
The -intercepts are the values of that make the numerator .
The -intercept occurs when .

Use this information to sketch a predicted graph of function. Then use a graphing calculator to check your work.
Be sure to identify and correct any mistakes.