How do you find the horizontal asymptote of:

13x/(x+18)

I believe the vertical asymptote is -18, because -18 + 18 = 0

Printable View

- Dec 5th 2010, 02:36 PMballetgirlFinding horizontal asymptote.
How do you find the horizontal asymptote of:

13x/(x+18)

I believe the vertical asymptote is -18, because -18 + 18 = 0 - Dec 5th 2010, 02:40 PMJerry99
since the degree is the same with the numerator and denominator, you divide the leading coefficients. 13/1 = 13

- Dec 5th 2010, 03:25 PMpickslides
- Dec 6th 2010, 05:08 AMHallsofIvy
By the way, the vertical asymptote is the vertical line

**y=**-18, not just the number "-18".