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Simple graphing that will take a second

  1. Oct 6, 2004 #1
    I'm supposed to graph y=1/(x+3)(x=1) how do i do it?
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  3. Oct 6, 2004 #2


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    Er, what? What's the equals sign doing inside the parentheses on the right end of the expression?

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  4. Oct 6, 2004 #3

    my bad :)
  5. Oct 6, 2004 #4


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    Erm, here are the basic questions we had to ask when plotting functions:

    Does it have x or y intercept (also which direction it has at these points)?
    What does it approch when it goes to positive infinity and negative infinity?
    Does it have any asymtopes?
    Is there any non-continous point?
    Where are its points of inflections, it's local maximums and minimums (if it has any) ?

    All I can think off on the top of my head. Work those out and you can generally draw it.
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