# At a Glance - All About Asymptotes

Some things are untouchable. The Mona Lisa, MC Hammer...asymptotes?

An **asymptote** is a line to which a function gets infinitely close. There are several different types of asymptotes, and it will be our pleasure to introduce each and every one of them.

If an asymptote is present, it will exist in at least one infinite direction, but it's actually possible for the actual asymptote line to be intersected at some point.

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