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Slant asymptotes

  1. Oct 14, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    find the rational function with the slant asymptote of y = 2x + 1

    2. The attempt at a solution

    (2x +1) + something over something
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2007
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  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2
    This wording is confusing. There's not just one answer to this question, but many answers. The "something over something" part is the remainder after long division.

    Do you know how to find the slant asymptote of a function using long division? This is the reverse of that process.
  4. Oct 15, 2007 #3


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    This is a duplicate of a question that was posted yesterday. The OP seemed to have solved it. I don't know why it was posted again.
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