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1.2 Finding Asymptotes Using Limits

1.2 Finding Asymptotes Using Limits

Author: Ian VanderSchee

Learners with apply the relevance of end behavior of a function by finding and interpreting its asymptotes.

Synthetic division is used when the denominator can be factored into linear factors. Otherwise, long division must be used. As a rule, the difference between the degrees of the numerator and denominator is what determines what kind of asymptote the function has.

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Finding Asymptotes Using Limits

Limits are used to find horizontal and slant asymptotes, which indicate end behavior of a function.