I'm having trouble figuring these out. If I have a function and I want to find the oblique asymptote, where do I begin?

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- October 28th 2009, 01:12 PMadkinsjrOblique Asymptotes
I'm having trouble figuring these out. If I have a function and I want to find the oblique asymptote, where do I begin?

- October 28th 2009, 01:27 PMearboth
- October 28th 2009, 01:38 PMJester
- October 28th 2009, 01:50 PMadkinsjr
What I did was I used polynomial long division and I obtained . If I use synthetic division:

[1] [1 0 1]

.........1 1

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.......1 1 2

So the remainder is . I don't really understand where the comes from.

Did you do something like this:

Therefore is the slant asymptote, which turns out to be - October 28th 2009, 01:53 PMadkinsjr
- October 28th 2009, 11:44 PMearboth