# Lessons 1–4Self Assessment 1

For each statement, rate your understanding according to the continuum, and then provide evidence for your rating.

I understand and can do it accurately.I understand most of the time, but I’m still working on it.I don’t understand this yet.
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describe the features of the function , including horizontal and vertical asymptotes, domain, range, and intervals of increase and decrease.

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graph functions in the form: .

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explain why horizontal and vertical asymptotes occur in .

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determine if a function is rational.

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compare the degrees of the numerator and of the denominator to determine if a rational function has a horizontal or slant asymptote and to write the equation of the asymptote.

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find the intercepts of a rational function, if they exist.

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determine the location and write the equation(s) of the vertical asymptote(s) of a rational function.

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# Lessons 5–6Self Assessment 2

For each statement, rate your understanding according to the continuum, and then provide evidence for your rating.

I understand and can do it accurately.I understand most of the time, but I’m still working on it.I don’t understand this yet.

Write an equivalent rational expression by dividing out the common factors.

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Write an equivalent rational expression as a quotient with a fractional term when the degree of the numerator of the rational expression is greater than the degree of the denominator.

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multiply and divide rational expressions.

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determine the behavior of a rational function near the asymptotes and use this behavior to graph the function.

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model a situation using a rational function.

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solve a rational equation.

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use correct units and interpret a solution to a rational equation, when given a context.

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determine if a solution to a rational equation is extraneous.

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