Finding Asymptotes of Rational Polynomial Functions


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Which of the following is a true statement?

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1. Which of the following types of asymptotes can show up on the graph of a rational function?

2. If a rational function has the property that the degree of the numerator is greater than the degree of the denominator, which of the following statements has to be true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet delves into various mathematical functions and operations involving asymptotes and rational polynomials, letting you test out your ability to navigate and solve related problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll tackle questions involving:

  • How to find vertical and horizontal asymptotes of functions
  • Types of asymptotes
  • Rational functions

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to find the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of functions
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between the different types of asymptotes as well as statements that do and don't apply to asymptotes and rational functions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effect of a rational function with a greater numerator than denominator

Additional Learning

To learn more about these mathematical tools and operations, you can go over the accompanying lesson, Finding Asymptotes of Rational Polynomial Functions. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Mathematically define asymptote
  • Describe rational functions
  • Know what the lead coefficient is