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Math Help - [SOLVED] How do you find asymptotes for these parametric equations?

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    [SOLVED] How do you find asymptotes for these parametric equations?

    x = 10 - t^2, y = t^3 - 12t

    Need both vertical and horizontal asymptotes. The book gives the following answers:

    Horizontal: (6, +-16)
    Vertical: (10, 0)

    But I have no clue how to derive them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandong954 View Post
    x = 10 - t^2, y = t^3 - 12t

    Need both vertical and horizontal asymptotes. The book gives the following answers:

    Horizontal: (6, +-16)
    Vertical: (10, 0)

    But I have no clue how to derive them.

    Figured it out, just have to find when dy/dt and dx/dt are zero.
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