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asymptote

a straight line that is closely approached by a plane curve so that the perpendicular distance between them decreases to zero as the distance from the origin increases to infinity

asymptote

[′as·əm‚tōt]
(mathematics)
A line approached by a curve in the limit as the curve approaches infinity.
The limit of the tangents to a curve as the point of contact approaches infinity.
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If these patterns are extended, that results in an asymptote below 100-150 Mbps, which will in all likelihood be the rate offered on the 5G networks.
5 from the inbound asymptote with declination [[delta].
In comparison, the NRM characterization is expected to produce a TIF that is higher at low abilities and lower at high abilities, as a result of estimated ORFs with a lower asymptote at zero for correct answers.
In addition to the ideas taught in example 1, this example helps students to understand that the graph of a rational function may not have a vertical asymptote for each value of x that makes the denominator equal to zero.
The target price of 84 was based on the asymptote estimated from a convergence model (explained later) using data from initial posted-bid runs.
In trial 1, the nonlinear common asymptote regression approach as described by Littell et al.
The estimates of the lower asymptote of the logistic regression equations (Eq.
inherente au fonctionnement d'un systeme, les tendances seculaires ne peuvent se prolonger a l'infini, et viennent buter sur des asymptotes .
00 cm and that this differences asymptotes after 2.
No simple formula exists for predicting asymptotes, although for certain special conditions, the model does yield unique asymptotes that can be readily computed from Equations 4 and 5.
The draw features in the graphing environment allow us to create tangent lines, asymptotes and other components of the graph in addition to the function.