Posted by **Elizabeth** on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 1:03pm.

Given the function: f(x)=x^3(x-2)^2 , on the interval [-1,3] find the domain and Asymptotes

...Isn't the domain (-1<x<3) ? and as for the asymptotes I thought you could only find them for rational functions and since that function is not rational I guess there aren't any...???

- Math (calc) -
**drwls**, Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 3:12pm
I agree with you, although I don't know whay you say it isn't a rational function. The domain is [-1,3]. It makes no sense to ask for asymptotes in a limited interval. The function never approaches straight-line behavior.

- Math (calc) -
**Elizabeth**, Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 3:24pm
yes that's what I thought. Thank you!

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Domain and Asymptotes - Given the following rational function: f(x) = (x^...
- algebra - For each of the rational functions find: a. domain b. holes c. ...
- Geomatry - For each of the rational functions find: a. domain b. holes c. ...
- precalculus - given the following rational function f(x)= x^2+5x-7 / x-4 state ...
- pre calculus - given the following rational function a. state the domain b. find...
- Pre-Calculus - I want to learn how to find the domain, holes, x-intercepts, y- ...
- Calculus - Graph the following function. Find and state the domain, intercepts, ...
- precalculus - (A) find the domain of the function, (B) decide if the function is...
- precalculus - (A) find the domain of the function, (B) decide if the function is...
- math - hello, i have some question about rational functions. 1) are there any ...

More Related Questions