# How do you find the horizontal asymptote for #h(x) = (x+2 )/ (2x-5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

Horizontal asymptotes can be found when the degree of the

numerator and the degree of the denominator are equal .

Here they are both of degree 1 and so a horizontal asymptote

exists .The asymptote is found by taking the ratio of leading

coefficients.ie y =

# 1/2 #