# 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 $f \left(x\right)$ approaches $\pm \infty$ as $x \to c$ 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?