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    Proving this asymptote?

    How can I prove this? I don't understand the problem....Here it is:

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    They are asking at \displaystyle x \to \infty

    if the slope of the curve is equal to the slope of the asymptote.

    So first find the slope of the asymptote, then find  \displaystyle y'(\infty)

    you may need to use some properties of limits.

    Are they equal?
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