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September 23rd, 2013, 10:45 AM   #1
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Find an equation of the Tangent Line

Find an equation of the tangent line to the given curve at the specified point.

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Re: Find an equation of the Tangent Line

I'll assume you know the steps, I.e. differentiate, and plug into the equation for a straight line.

So I'll just tell you the answer -
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Re: Find an equation of the Tangent Line

Alternatively , you can use the Point Slope Form to get the equation of the tangent line.



Where and

So find the dervivative and substitute x = 1 to calculate m , then you will have everything you need.

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Wow. That was so simple lol!
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