ok so the function of a hyperbole is 1/X.. what does this mean..i understand but not quite...any good explanations?
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- 18-11-2008 19:48
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- 18-11-2008 19:57
y = 1/x is the graph of a hyperbola (specifically, the rectangular hyperbola). A hyperbola is the shape you get if you stand up a paper cone and cut it down its side steeply: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Conic_sections_2.png.