Math 111 URGENT

posted by Jessica

Find the vertical asymptotes of the following function:
f(x)={x-3}/{(x-3)(x^2-4)}.

The equation(s) of the vertical asymptote(s) of f is/are___ & ____

  1. Reiny

    for vertical asymptote you are looking for those values of x which make the denominator zero, that is, that causes a division by zero

    so it must be
    x = 3 , x = 2, x = -2

  2. Jessica

    I have that the asymptotes are -2 and 2 however for my homework I need to write an equation to find the asymptote which I do not understand...?

  3. Reiny

    I wrote them as equations.
    x = 3
    x = 2
    x = -2

  4. Jessica

    I wrote it like that but the message that keeps popping up is "Unexpected character '='"
    I'm using WeBWorK if that is any explanation to why I'm having issues

  5. Reiny

    The flaw appears to be in the way WeBWorK accepts answers.
    If it asks for the "equation" of the asymptotes, then it should accept the = sign.
    try just inputting in 2, -2, and 3

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. CALCULUS!

    f(x)=(6x^3–9x^2–3x–1)/(4x^2+7x–3) . Find the equation of the non-vertical asymptote. y = ____3x/2 - 39/8_____ Does f(x) intersect its non-vertical asymptote?
  2. Pre Cal

    which of the following best describes the behavior of thre function f(x)=(x^2-2x)/(x^2-4) at the values not in its domain?
  3. Precalculus

    Write an equation for rational function with given properties. a) a hole at x = 1 b) a vertical asymptote anywhere and a horizontal asymptote along the x-axis c) a hole at x = -2 and a vertical asymptote at x = 1 d) a vertical asymptote …
  4. College Algebra

    1.Use completing the square to describe the graph of the following function. Support your answer graphically. f(x) = -2x^2 + 4x + 5 2. Find the vertical, horizontal, and oblique asymptotes, if any, for the following rational function. …
  5. college algebra

    Given the following rational function, find: A. horizontal asymptotes B. vertical asymptote(s), if any C. oblique asymptote(s), if any f(x)=x^2-x-2/2x^2-x-21
  6. Math Calculus

    f(x) = (x^3+5x^2-28x-32)/(x^3-18x^2+105x-196) which can be written as f(x) = [(x+1)(x-4)(x+8)]/[(x-7)^2(x-4) The domain of the function f(x), in interval notation from left to right, is ____ U ____ U ______. The root(s) of f(x), in …
  7. math help please...

    1.Explain how to find the equation of the vertical asymptotes of a reciprocal function. 2.The reciprocal of a linear function and a quadratic function have the same horizontal asymptote. What is its equation?
  8. math please

    1.Give a linear function with its zero at x=a, what is the equation of the vertical asymptote of its reciprocal function?
  9. calculus

    The following rational function describes concentration in blood of a certain medicine taken once depending on time, find: A.the horizontal asymptote(s) B.the vertical asymptote(s) C. describe their possible meanings Horizontal asymptote …
  10. Algebra

    Determine the holes, vertical asymptotes and horizontal asymptotes of the rational function y=(3x^(2)+8x-10)/(x^(2)+7x+12) Hole: Vertical Asymptote: Horizontal Asymptote:

More Similar Questions