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**Neha****Member**- Registered: 2006-10-11
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Graph the following function showing all x-intercepts,holes,and asymptotes:

y = x^2 - 3x / (x + 1)( x - 2)(x - 3)

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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Hint: x^2 - 3x = x(x-3)

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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Ricky wrote:

Hint: x^2 - 3x = x(x-3)

Is your function

or

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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Some plots:

*Last edited by krassi_holmz (2007-01-03 04:20:08)*

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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And, of course, you can use the Mathsisfun Function Grapher:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/graph/function-grapher.php

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