The figure shows the graph of f(x)= 6x-10 divided by 2x-a. Find the value of a. My answer is 3. Is that right? Thanks for checking.

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- Jul 5th 2006, 08:45 AMkwtolleyGraph- see attach
The figure shows the graph of f(x)= 6x-10 divided by 2x-a. Find the value of a. My answer is 3. Is that right? Thanks for checking.

[.jpg with contents of .doc attached CaptainBlack] - Jul 5th 2006, 09:18 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**kwtolley**

so the $\displaystyle x$ corresponding to the vertical asymtote is:

$\displaystyle x=a/2$.

From the diagram we see that the vertical asymtote is at $\displaystyle x=2$, so:

$\displaystyle 2=a/2$,

or:

$\displaystyle a=4$

RonL - Jul 5th 2006, 09:26 AMkwtolleyanswer
thanks for checking I see what I did wrong.