Learning Intentions (Objectives)
a) Find the zeros of a rational function.
b) Find the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of a rational function.
Rationale (Diagnostic Results)
You need to have a basic understanding of asymptotes and zeros in order to correctly graph a rational function.
Standards Addressed in the Lesson
- Explore (Zeros and Roots)
- Practice (Finding Zeros of Rational Functions)
- Explore (Asymptotes)
- Practice (Asymptotes)
- Making Connections