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    asymtope help

    for h(x) = (-5x^2) / ( x^2 -4)

    is x= 2 and x= -2 an symtope for this? for vertical asym
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    Yep.

    To prove that they are, take any one-sided limit for each of them.

    1. \lim_{x \to 2^-} f(x) = \cdots ... or ... \lim_{x \to 2^+} f(x) = \cdots
    2. \lim_{x \to -2^-} f(x) = \cdots ...or... \lim_{x \to -2^+} f(x) = \cdots
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    should the graph look like this?

    y in the -5 area horizontal asymtope
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    Last edited by rj2001; November 23rd 2008 at 01:23 PM.
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