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Asymptotes & Zeros

Activity Overview

Students relate the graph of a rational function to the graphs of the polynomial functions of its numerator and denominator.

Key Steps

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    Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Download and distribute the attached TI-Nspire document (.tns file) for use during the activity. A TI-Nspire document containing expected student results is also available for download.

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    Discuss the material from the activity pages with students as needed.

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    Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.