# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.3 Graph General Rational Functions - 8.3 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 568: 12

#### Work Step by Step

In order to find the x-intercepts of the function, we set the numerator equal to zero and then find the value of x. $$(2x+5)(x-4)=0 \\ x=-2.5,4$$ We then set the denominator equal to zero and solve to find the vertical asymptotes. $$x^2=-1$$ There are no vertical asymptotes.

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