How do you find the horizontal asymptote of:

13x/(x+18)

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

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- Dec 5th 2010, 01:36 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, 01:40 PMJerry99
since the degree is the same with the numerator and denominator, you divide the leading coefficients. 13/1 = 13

- Dec 5th 2010, 02:25 PMpickslides
$\displaystyle \frac{13x}{x+18} = 13-\frac{234}{x+18}$

- Dec 6th 2010, 04:08 AMHallsofIvy
By the way, the vertical asymptote is the vertical line

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