Finding Vertical and Horizontal Asymptotes

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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At about the 286 second mark, he says "x minus 3" when he should be saying "x minus 2".

Lesson Description:

Finding the vertical and horizontal asymptote of a function

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a vertical asymptote?
  • How can I find the domain of a rational function?
  • How can I find the horizontal asymptote of a rational function?
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    The instructor demonstrates how to find the domain and vertical asymptote for a rational function by setting the denominator equal to zero. He also shows how to find the horizontal asymptote by using the degree of both the numberator and denominator.