Stratton K.

asked • 01/15/21

Asymptotes and graphical features question

Equation: y=((x+5)/(x+1)-:((x+3)(x-2))/((x-4)(x+1)))-1/(x-2)


a. Graph the original (not reduced) equation. Where are the vertical asymptotes located? Explain how you can use the equation to verify these vertical asymptotes.


  1. I got the vertical asymptotes as x= -3, 2. I am not sure how to verify them using the equation.


b. What graphical feature occurs at x= -1? Why isn't there a vertical asymptote at x= -1?


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David K. answered • 01/15/21

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