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The graph of y = (x^2 - 9)/(x^2 - 5x + 2) has a horizontal asymptote at y = a.  What is a?

 May 30, 2021
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As the magnitude of x gets very large, both the numerator and the denominator become dominated by the x2 term.  Hence, in the limit as x tends to either +infinity or -infinity, y tends to x2/x2 = 1.

 May 30, 2021

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