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Rational Functions: Slant Asymptotes
Author

Andy Dorsett
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Education level

Precollege
Description

Students will predict when a rational function will have a slant (or oblique) asymptote and demonstrate how that affects the behavior of the graph.

This notebook covers topics that fulfill the following NCTM standards:
  • Algebra 9 - 12: Understand patterns, relations, and functions
  • Algebra 9 - 12: Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols
Subjects

*Education > Precollege
*Mathematics > Algebra
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus
*Mathematics > Geometry
*Mathematics > Geometry > Analytic Geometry
*Teaching
Keywords

Algebra 2, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Analytic Geometry, Rational Functions, Slant Asymptotes, Oblique, Graphing, High School, Precollege, NCTM
URL

http://www.wolfram.com/solutions/precollege
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