Terry W. answered • 03/01/18

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Since we know it's a vertical asymptote, we know that the equation will have the form x = _______________

Since a vertical line doesn't pass a vertical line test, we also know that a vertical asymptote is where the function cannot exist since anything that doesn't pass a vertical line test is by definition not a function.

Thus we need to look for a value for which f(x) is undefined. Since f(x) contains a fraction, we know that fractions cannot have zero for its denominator or it's undefined. Therefore, we need to look for values of x where the denominator is equal to zero.

The denominator of the fraction in this case is 100-x and solving 100 - x = 0, we get that x = 100.

The function becomes undefined at x=100 and that's the equation for the vertical asymptote.