# Types of Asymptotes and Exponential Function

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:

Explain and contrast the types of asymptotes considered for rational functions.

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 (2 to 3 paragraphs).

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#### Solution Summary

This solution explains and contrasts the types of asymptotes considered for rational functions. It also discusses a situation that fits an exponential function and then explains why.

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