Purchase Solution

Asymptotes and exponential functions

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Need help explaining and contrasting asymptotes considered for rational functions (see attachment). Exponential functions for real life situations.

Help would be appreciated.

Scenario: One of the archeologists you interviewed for your article is graphing asymptotes to illustrate the data generated through carbon dating the half-life of fossil specimens. Help him with his work by solving these problems:
1. Explain and contrast the types of asymptotes considered for rational functions.
2. Browse through some newspapers or magazines and find a situation that fits an exponential function. Explain why that data or situation fits an exponential function.
? Solve linear equations.
? Create graphs of functions.
? Use polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Thank you very much.

Attachments
Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

This provides an explanation of asymptotes in functions and also shows a real-life exponential function.

Solution Preview

Hello and thank you for posting your question to Brainmass!

The solution is attached below (next to the paperclip icon) in two formats. one is in Word XP Format, while the other is in Adobe pdf format. ...

Purchase this Solution


Free BrainMass Quizzes
Probability Quiz

Some questions on probability

Solving quadratic inequalities

This quiz test you on how well you are familiar with solving quadratic inequalities.

Exponential Expressions

In this quiz, you will have a chance to practice basic terminology of exponential expressions and how to evaluate them.

Multiplying Complex Numbers

This is a short quiz to check your understanding of multiplication of complex numbers in rectangular form.

Geometry - Real Life Application Problems

Understanding of how geometry applies to in real-world contexts