# How do you find the asymptotes for #y=2/(x+1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 16, 2015

First look at what makes the denominator

#### Explanation:

When

Or in "the language":

This is called the **vertical** asymptote

The horizontal asymptote is when

So the **horizontal** asymptote is

graph{2/(x+1) [-28.86, 28.9, -14.43, 14.43]}