Asymptotes and Intercepts of a Rational Function

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In this lesson, we learned how to find the x and y intercepts of a rational function. We also discovered that to find the vertical asymptote, we need to set the denominator equal to zero, and for the horizontal asymptote, we can divide the coefficients of the highest degree terms. The graph never touches the horizontal asymptote, but it can intersect with the x and y intercepts.

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Finding the asymptotes and intercepts of a rational function

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  • How do I find the vertical asymptote of a rational function?
  • How do I find the horizontal asymptote of a rational function?
  • How do I find the x and y intercepts of a rational function?
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    This video shows how to find the x-intercept, y-intercept, rational asymptote,and horizontal asymptote of a rational function.