Asymptote

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Asymptote

In geometry, a line associated with a curve in such a way that the distance between the line and the curve approaches zero as both reach toward infinity. Asymptotes are used in calculus and are computed using limits.
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When instructors are aware of these differences, they can use the calculators to provide instruction on concepts such as appropriate use of parentheses, aspect ratios, and vertical asymptotes.