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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 ..."