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September 23rd, 2013, 11:45 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2013 From: Ramallah, Palestine Posts: 349 Thanks: 0  Find an equation of the Tangent Line
Find an equation of the tangent line to the given curve at the specified point. 
September 23rd, 2013, 12:15 PM  #2 
Newbie Joined: Aug 2013 From: United Kingdom Posts: 23 Thanks: 0  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  
September 23rd, 2013, 12:20 PM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: North America, 42nd parallel Posts: 3,372 Thanks: 233  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. 
September 23rd, 2013, 03:16 PM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2013 From: Ramallah, Palestine Posts: 349 Thanks: 0  Re: Find an equation of the Tangent Line
Wow. That was so simple lol!


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