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    Why does this have a horiz asymptote

    f(x) = 2 + ( (x) ^ 2 ) / ( (x)^4) +1 )

    does it have anything to do with the coefficent of two at the beginning of the function?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KnightsDelight08 View Post
    f(x) = 2 + ( (x) ^ 2 ) / ( (x)^4) +1 )

    does it have anything to do with the coefficent of two at the beginning of the function?
    Consider the limit of f(x) as x --> +oo. Note that x^2/(x^4 + 1) --> 0 .....
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    aha
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