college algebra
posted by alli .
analyze the graph of the following function.
r(x)= x^2+x6

x^2x2
there are 8 steps but they don't make sense to me... please show work!! thanks

what are the 8 steps?
I assume they involve finding asymptotes, roots, intercepts, etc.
To get started,
x^2+x6 = (x+3)(x2)
x^2x2 = (x+1)(x2)