Asymptotes of an Equation

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Errors in this video:

For the equation on the right
x = -√1 should actually be written as x=√(-1)
Hence it is an imaginary value and therefore there is no vertical asymptote

Lesson Description:

How to find the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of an equation

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is an Asymptote ?
  • How do you calculate the vertical asymptote?
  • How do you calculate the horizontal asymptote?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    It does give you a clear method of calculating the asymptotes.