# Thread: Asymptotes

1. ## Asymptotes

hey i would like to know if this is right if not correct me.

4x+1
-----
2x-6

what i did is 2x-6=0
2x=6
x=3
excuse my bad math skills.
it is a vertical asymptote right?

2. Originally Posted by Pre-Calc
hey i would like to know if this is right if not correct me.

4x+1
-----
2x-6

what i did is 2x-6=0
2x=6
x=3
excuse my bad math skills.
it is a vertical asymptote right?
Yes, vertical asymptotes occur when the denominator is equal to zero.

3. Originally Posted by Pre-Calc
hey i would like to know if this is right if not correct me.

4x+1
-----
2x-6

what i did is 2x-6=0
2x=6
x=3
excuse my bad math skills.
it is a vertical asymptote right?
You do realise that there's also a horizontal asymptote, right?