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Is asymptote of a hyperbola considered as a real tangent ?

Is asymptote of a hyperbola considered as a real tangent ?

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Prajwal kr
49 Points
9 years ago

The tangent is real with no real point of contact. The point of contact is at infinity. It is a tangent which meets the curve at infinity, but has a real equation.

vivek kumar
57 Points
9 years ago

yes, they are tangents at infinity

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