Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter 2 - Review Exercises - Page 431: 70

Answer

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Work Step by Step

Step 1. Graph the function $f(x)=\frac{1}{x}$ as shown in the figure with the blue curve. Step 2. We can identify that the function has asymptotes of $x=0$ and $y=0$. Step 3. To get the graph of the function $h(x)=\frac{1}{x-1}+3$, shift the original 1 units to the right and then shift the result up 3 units as shown with the red curve. Step 4. We can see that the final curve has has asymptotes of $x=1$ and $y=3$.
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