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Homework Help: Classifying an equation

  1. May 31, 2007 #1
    I have the following function:

    h(x)= [tex] \frac{x^2}{x-1.5} [/tex]

    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 [tex] y^2 [/tex] term.
     
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  3. May 31, 2007 #2

    Gib Z

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