College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 3 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 406: 8


"one degree greater than"

Work Step by Step

When the degree of numerator of a rational function is greater than the degree of the denominator by exactly 1, their division results in a form $mx + b + \frac{remainder}{q(x)}$; where $q(x)$ represents the function of the denominator and the term $mx + b$ represents the equation of the slant asymptote.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.