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    Find the vertical asymptotes

    Find the vertical asymptotes (if any) of the graph of the function. (Use n as an arbitrary integer if necessary. If an answer does not exist, enter DNE.)

    f(x) = 3/x^2

    0 is not the answer? why?

    edit: so sorry, the answer is x=0, i don't know i have to type the "x="
    Last edited by dangbeau; February 19th 2013 at 09:45 AM.
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    Re: Find the vertical asymptotes

    Because limF(x) = infinity when x goes to 0 so the y-axis ( x = 0) is the vertical asymptote of this function.
    it is simple.
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    Re: Find the vertical asymptotes

    Quote Originally Posted by MINOANMAN View Post
    Because limF(x) = infinity when x goes to 0 so the y-axis ( x = 0) is the vertical asymptote of this function.
    it is simple.
    Minoas
    Yes, it is simple. But the original question what "why is 0 NOT the answer!" And should have been "why does this machine not accept 0 as the answer".
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