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describing behavior on each side of a vertical asymptoteFind the vertical asymptotes of the graph of F(x) = (3  x) / (x^2  16) #2 20060103 14:08:23
Re: describing behavior on each side of a vertical asymptoteWhen there is a vertical asymptote, either it approaches that asymptote going to infinity or negative infinity. So pick a point just to the left of the asymptote, and see if it is positive or negative. Then do it for the right (although you'll quickly learn you don't have to do it for both. You'll see what I mean). Last edited by Ricky (20060103 14:08:54) "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." #3 20060103 14:09:34
Re: describing behavior on each side of a vertical asymptoteI would guess that you need to say whether your function is going to positive or negative infinity on either side of the asymptotes... The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell #4 20060103 14:11:19
Re: describing behavior on each side of a vertical asymptotewhoops!...sorry, same time.... The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell 