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If: f(x) = (x^2+1)/x

Then: f(x) = x + (1/x)

From my understanding, x would be the oblique/slant asymptote. Why is that?

Second Question

Why and how can horizontal asymptotes be crossed?

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# Rational Functions' Asymptotes

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