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    Pre-Cal question, graphing

    Given the parabolic asymptote: x^2+1 and the vertical asymptote: x=0, find the function
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    Re: Pre-Cal question, graphing

    Quote Originally Posted by steward0099 View Post
    Given the parabolic asymptote: x^2+1 and the vertical asymptote: x=0, find the function
    The simplest way to do this question is adding or subtracting a summand which becomes zero if the absolute value of x approaches infinity.

    This will do:

    f(x)=x^2+1+\frac1{x^2}

    or this

    f(x)=x^2+1-\frac1{x^2}
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