By R. Shankar
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How does f (t) behave for large values of t? Support your answer with an example, and an analysis of your example that includes the techniques of this section. 28. Suppose f (t) is a rational function in which the degree of the numerator is larger than the degree of the denominator. How does f (t) behave for large values of t? Support your answer with an example, and an analysis similar to those in the examples in this section. 29. Can the graph of a rational function have only one horizontal asymptote?
That is, the function grows quadratically when |t| is large, so this graph has neither horizontal nor oblique asymptotes. 8. Discuss the important behaviors of f (t) = 3t2 +4t−2 5t−10 . , the graph will have an oblique asymptote of y = 35 t + 4). But this function also has interesting behavior near t = 2. ), but the value of the denominator heads toward zero. 1). 1: As t gets near 2, the numerator stays near 18 but the denominator heads to zero. 7). 8 the graph of f approaches the vertical line t = 2 (in a “parallel,” not a “transverse” way) as the number t gets closer to 2, so we say that the line t = 2 is a vertical asymptote of the graph of f .
7 Logarithms . . . . . . . . . 8 Inverse Functions . . . . . . 68 Chapter Review . . . . . . . . . 76 Projects & Applications . . . . . 1. 1), and all of the points on the number line are attracted to the “north pole” of the circle, which is at (0, 2). As points leap off the number line under the force of that attraction, they travel along straight paths toward the north pole until they collide with the circle, where they are stuck forever. If P is the point at which the number t collides with the circle during its trip toward the north pole, we say that P is the stereographic projection of t onto the circle.
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