Rational Function Graphs

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This Demonstration displays the graph of the rational function . Adjust the minimum and maximum values for and to best view interesting portions of the curve. Asymptotes and holes can also be displayed, and zoom provides a global perspective.

Contributed by: Charles E. Oelsner (Manlius Pebble Hill School) (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



The polynomials provided for the numerator and denominator are generally factorable over the integers to allow analysis of each image. The graph of a polynomial can be displayed by choosing 1 as the denominator.

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