
Calculus Calculus Math Forum 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
September 23rd, 2013, 10:45 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, 11:15 AM  #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, 11:20 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: North America, 42nd parallel Posts: 3,164 Thanks: 172  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, 02:16 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!


Tags 
equation, find, line, tangent 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Find the equation of the tangent line to G(x) .  Shamieh  Calculus  2  October 7th, 2013 05:12 AM 
Find the equation of the tangent line (3)  Shamieh  Calculus  1  October 4th, 2013 11:48 PM 
Find the equation of the tangent line (2)  Shamieh  Calculus  2  October 4th, 2013 07:20 PM 
Find the equation(s) of the tangent line(s)  tsl182forever8  Calculus  1  March 2nd, 2012 04:47 PM 
Find the equation(s) of the tangent line(s)  tsl182forever8  Trigonometry  0  January 1st, 1970 12:00 AM 