Example 3

Identify the type of function that has an asymptote at y = 1, has a y-intercept at (0, –2), is decreasing for all x-values, and goes through the point (1, –5). Then, draw a graph of the function.
1. Identify the type of function. 2. Graph the given key features. 3. Graph the function. This applet is provided by Walch Education as supplemental material for their mathematics programs. Visit www.walch.com for more information.