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PAGE: 582SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 8
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The function is .

Step 1: Find the zeros.

                              (Set )


There is a zero at .

Step 2: Draw the asymptotes.

Find the vertical asymptote.

                     (Set )

     (Subtract from each side)

                        (Apply additive inverse property: )

                   (Divide each side by )

                             (Cancel common terms)

There is a vertical asymptote at .

The degree of the numerator is greater than the degree of the denominator.

Thus, there is no horizontal asymptote.

Step 3: Draw the graph:

Make a table of values.


Graph the function .

Plot the points obtained in the table.

Graph of the function is


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