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    Tangent line to curve

    How to find the tangent line to the curve g(t) = (t + 1, t^2 + 1, t^3 + 1)
    at the point (0, 2, 0)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dymondahlis View Post
    How to find the tangent line to the curve g(t) = (t + 1, t^2 + 1, t^3 + 1)
    at the point (0, 2, 0)?
    This probably belongs in the Calculus forum.

    g'(t)=(1,2t,3t^2)

    The value of t that yields g(t)=(0,2,0) is t=-1.

    So evaluating g'(-1) ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by redsoxfan325 View Post
    This probably belongs in the Calculus forum.

    g'(t)=(1,2t,3t^2)

    The value of t that yields g(t)=(0,2,0) is t=-1.

    So evaluating g'(-1) ...

    Thanks alot!!!
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