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**mikedwd** Why does adding 2 to the function create an asymptote at y=2? I was under the idea that in order to create a horizontal asymptote, you must have the same degree in the numerator and denominator, and, in this case, the leading coefficient of the numerator must be twice the leading coefficient of the denominator?

your function seems correct, I'm just confused. Thanks a lot if you can explain!

I suppose I can see that 2/1 would meet those qualifications, I was just unsure of how it applies itself to the rest of the function...I'm no algebra wiz, so