# What is a Vertical Asymptote?

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Aug 24, 2014

*A vertical asymptote is a vertical line occurring at #x=c#, where #c# is some real number, if the limit of the function #f(x)# approaches #+-oo# as #x->c# from the left or the right (or from both).*

For a more thorough explanation of vertical asymptotes, go here: http://socratic.org/questions/what-is-a-vertical-asymptote-in-calculus?