This activity explores graphically, numerically and symbolically the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of a rational function through the limit taking capability of the graphing calculator.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Be able to determine asymptotes of a rational function.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary