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Unit 1

1.15 Connecting Limits at Infinity and Horizontal Asymptotes

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Anusha Tekumulla


Asymptotes, Continued

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The other type of asymptote is a horizontal asymptote. They are lines parallel to the x-axis.ย ๐Ÿš‚

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Therefore, to find horizontal asymptotes, we simply evaluate the limit of the function as it approaches infinity, and again as it approaches negative infinity. A function can have at most two horizontal asymptotes, one in each direction. โ™พ๏ธ

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