The DetectAsymOn Command

Command Summary

Turns asymptote detection on.

Command Syntax

DetectAsymOn

Menu Location

Press:

  1. 2nd FORMAT to access the graph format menu
  2. Use arrows and ENTER to select "On" under "Detect Asymptotes:"

It can also be found under the catalog.

Calculator Compatibility

TI-84+ CSE/CE

Token Size

2 bytes

When On is selected, the calculator will detect asymptotes, adjusting the graph accordingly. This method of graphing is the most accurate, but is also much slower than graphing with asymptotes turned off.

An asymptote is, by definition, "a line that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any finite distance." Basically, an asymptote is the line where a function does not have any values on a certain axis.

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