# Classifying an equation

1. May 31, 2007

### flash

I have the following function:

h(x)= $$\frac{x^2}{x-1.5}$$

and I want to know what kind of equation you would call this. It looks like a hyperbola when I graphed it but it has no $$y^2$$ term.

2. May 31, 2007

### Gib Z

It is called a rational function - the ratio of 2 polynomials.