An asymptote is a straight line with respect to a curve such that it tends to meet the curve at infinity. This can be more clearly understood as a line drawn at a minimum parallel distance to the tangent of a curve, such that it does not cut or touch the curve. Asymptote formula is generally defined, for a hyperbola. Asymptote Formula is represented as an equation of a line.
What is an Asymptote Formula?
The asymptotes of a hyperbola are a pair of straight lines. The asymptotes of a hyperbola having an equation x2/a2 - y2/b2 = 1 is given by the following formula.
Equation of Asymptotes: y = b/a.x, and y = -b/a.x
Equation of Pair of Asymptotes: x2/a2 - y2/b2 = 1
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