Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes


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What are the horizontal asymptote(s) for the equation y = x^2 + 1?

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1. What are the horizontal asymptote(s) for the equation y = 1/(x^2-4)?

2. What are the vertical asymptotes for the equation y = 1/(x*(x-5))?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is an array of math problems. These problems will present you with equations and you will be asked to find the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of these equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following definitions:

  • Vertical asymptotes
  • Horizontal asymptotes
  • Quadratic equations
  • Rational equations

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related horizontal and vertical asymptotes lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of horizontal and vertical asymptotes
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about horizontal and vertical asymptotes in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve horizontal and vertical asymptotes practice problems

Additional Learning

After you finish the quiz, then head over to the partner lesson Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes. The lesson will help you with these objectives:

  • Defining horizontal asymptotes
  • Exploring vertical asymptotes
  • Characterizing different types of functions
  • Explaining how to solve horizontal and vertical asymptote problems