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Not sure what non-verticle means, but a rational function can have up to 2 non-vertical asymptotes,

Q: How many non-verticle asymptotes can a rational function have?

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Factoring is usually helpful in identifying zeros of denominators. If there are not common factors in the numerator and the denominator, the lines x equal the zeros of the denominator are the vertical asymptotes for the graph of the rational function. Example: f(x) = x/(x^2 - 1) f(x) = x/[(x + 1)(x - 1)] x + 1 = 0 or x - 1 = 0 x = -1 or x = 1 Thus, the lines x = -1 and x = 1 are the vertical asymptotes of f.

I believe the maximum would be two - one when the independent variable tends toward minus infinity, and one when it tends toward plus infinity. Unbounded functions can have lots of asymptotes; for example the periodic tangent function.

A hyperbola has 2 asymptotes.www.2dcurves.com/conicsection/​conicsectionh.html

No; there are infinitely many rational numbers.

Every rational number is equivalent to infinitely many other rational numbers.

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Assume the rational function is in its simplest form (if not, simplify it). If the denominator is a quadratic or of a higher power then it can have more than one roots and each one of these roots will result in a vertical asymptote. So, the graph of a rational function will have as many vertical asymptotes as there are distinct roots in its denominator.

Factoring is usually helpful in identifying zeros of denominators. If there are not common factors in the numerator and the denominator, the lines x equal the zeros of the denominator are the vertical asymptotes for the graph of the rational function. Example: f(x) = x/(x^2 - 1) f(x) = x/[(x + 1)(x - 1)] x + 1 = 0 or x - 1 = 0 x = -1 or x = 1 Thus, the lines x = -1 and x = 1 are the vertical asymptotes of f.

I believe the maximum would be two - one when the independent variable tends toward minus infinity, and one when it tends toward plus infinity. Unbounded functions can have lots of asymptotes; for example the periodic tangent function.

A limit in calculus is a value which a function, f(x), approaches at particular value of x. They can be used to find asymptotes, or boundaries, of a function or to find where a graph is going in ambiguous areas such as asymptotes, discontinuities, or at infinity. There are many different ways to find a limit, all depending on the particular function. If the function exists and is continuous at the value of x, then the corresponding y value, or f (x), is the limit at that value of x. However, if the function does not exist at that value of x, as happens in some trigonometric and rational functions, a number of calculus "tricks" can be applied: such as L'Hopital's Rule or cancelling out a common factor.

Many functions actually don't have these asymptotes. For example, every polynomial function of degree at least 1 has no horizontal asymptotes. Instead of leveling off, the y-values simply increase or decrease without bound as x heads further to the left or to the right.

None.

A hyperbola has 2 asymptotes.www.2dcurves.com/conicsection/​conicsectionh.html

A tangent function is a trigonometric function that describes the ratio of the side opposite a given angle in a right triangle to the side adjacent to that angle. In other words, it describes the slope of a line tangent to a point on a unit circle. The graph of a tangent function is a periodic wave that oscillates between positive and negative values. To sketch a tangent function, we can start by plotting points on a coordinate plane. The x-axis represents the angle in radians, and the y-axis represents the value of the tangent function. The period of the function is 2π radians, so we can plot points every 2π units on the x-axis. The graph of the tangent function is asymptotic to the x-axis. It oscillates between positive and negative values, crossing the x-axis at π/2 and 3π/2 radians. The graph reaches its maximum value of 1 at π/4 and 7π/4 radians, and its minimum value of -1 at 3π/4 and 5π/4 radians. In summary, the graph of the tangent function is a wave that oscillates between positive and negative values, crossing the x-axis at π/2 and 3π/2 radians, with a period of 2π radians.

There are infinitely many rational numbers.

f(x) = 1 if x is rational f(x) = 0 if x is irrational But there is no specific question about this function. It is a well defined function whose domain is the real numbers and whose codomain consists of the two values, 0 and 1. It is a function with infinitely many discontinuities, and an integral which is 0.

As many as you like providing that they can be expressed as fractions.