Definition of Asymptotes
1. Noun. (plural of asymptote) ¹
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Definition of Asymptotes
1. asymptote [n] - See also: asymptote
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Literary usage of Asymptotes
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1. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by James Morford Taylor (1894)
"a? for asymptotes. 4. Examine y = с + - n*l 1 <IQf^ — for asymptotes. ... Hence, to examine a polar curve for asymptotes, we find from its equation the ..."
2. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1904)
"We saw that the equation of the asymptotes was always obtained by putting the terms containing the highest powers of the variables = 0, the centre being the ..."
3. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"Consequently, all curves which have the same terms of the two highest degrees have generally the sam( asymptotes. There are, however, exceptions to this ..."
4. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"Consequently, all curves which have the same terms of the two highest degrees have generally the sami asymptotes. There are, however, exceptions to this ..."
5. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by William Anthony Granville, Percey Franklyn Smith (1904)
"Therefore the asymptotes pass through the origin (see figure on p. ... The most convenient method of determining the asymptotes to algebraic curves is given ..."
6. Differential and Integral Calculus by Daniel Alexander Murray (1908)
"Determine the asymptotes of the following curves: (1) The hyperbola xy = a2. ... Oblique asymptotes. There are asymptotes which are not parallel to either ..."
7. An Elementary Course in Analytic Geometry by John Henry Tanner, Joseph Allen (1898)
"Find the equations of the asymptotes of the hyperbola 2z2 - xy - 2x = y2 + y -f- 6; ... The asymptotes meet the directrices of the z-hyperbola on the ..."
8. The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley by Arthur Cayley (1889)
"Suppose (1) 27=0, V= 0 intersect in three points, we must have a= A, or the curve ¡7=0 must have one of its asymptotes parallel to one of the asymptotes of ..."