# Determination of Horizontal Asymptotes

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Please address the following: How do you determine horizontal asymptotes, if any, given the equation for a rational function?

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To find a horizontal asymptote, we check the degree of the polynomials in the rational function.

Suppose the rational function is f(x)=p(x)/q(x), where p,q are polynomials.

We have three ...

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In about 130 words, this solution explains how to find horizontal asymptotes and uses three different cases to elaborate upon the response.

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