College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

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

Answer

"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.
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