# Limes - asymptote

1. Mar 19, 2006

### Helicobacter

Limit - asymptote

Is asymptote the visualization of limit?

Last edited: Mar 19, 2006
2. Mar 19, 2006

### d_leet

Umm... I really don't understand what you're asking? Did you mean lines? Not limes like the fruit?

3. Mar 19, 2006

### Helicobacter

My fault, in German/Latin limit means limes

4. Mar 20, 2006

### HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
Since a curve approaches its asymptote in the limit, yes, you can think of that as a way of "visualizing" the limit.