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    Just a simple question

    I just have a small question concerning holes in rational functions and when do they occur.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ih8mathes View Post
    I just have a small question concerning holes in rational functions and when do they occur.

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    They occur when the numerator and denominator of the rational function have a common factor. If (x - a) is a common factor then there's a hole in the graph at x = a.
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