# Vertical Asymptotes

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• Jul 17th 2009, 12:09 PM
Coolman
Vertical Asymptotes
Let http://i30.tinypic.com/8x6j61.jpg . Find the values of c such that f (x) has the given number of vertical asymptotes.

Please find for None, One and Two.
• Jul 17th 2009, 12:13 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by Coolman
Let http://i30.tinypic.com/8x6j61.jpg . Find the values of c such that f (x) has the given number of vertical asymptotes.

Please find for None, One and Two.

none ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac < 0\$

one ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac = 0\$

two ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac > 0\$
• Jul 17th 2009, 12:16 PM
Coolman
Quote:

Originally Posted by skeeter
none ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac < 0\$

one ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac = 0\$

two ... \$\displaystyle b^2-4ac > 0\$

Could you please show your work if possible?
Thanks (Wink)
• Jul 17th 2009, 12:23 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by Coolman
Could you please show your work if possible?
Thanks (Wink)

it's all set up for you ... determine the possible value(s) of "c" in each case.
• Jul 17th 2009, 07:22 PM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by Coolman
Could you please show your work if possible?
Thanks (Wink)

The denominator is a quadratic. skeeter has shown you what to think about.