The slope of the tangent line to the curve at the point is: i got 0.040816326 but its wrong The equation of this tangent line can be written in the form where is: and where is:
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Originally Posted by wannous The slope of the tangent line to the curve at the point is: i got 0.040816326 but its wrong The equation of this tangent line can be written in the form where is: and where is: Your answer is wrong because you forgot the minus sign. The derivative of is . Plug in to get that . Spoiler: Use point slope form for the equation:
Originally Posted by wannous The slope of the tangent line to the curve at the point is: i got 0.040816326 but its wrong The equation of this tangent line can be written in the form where is: and where is: put away the calculator. the point of tangency is slope now finish.
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