# Math Help - The slope of the tangent to curve y =tanx at the point X=pi/4 = ..

1. ## The slope of the tangent to curve y =tanx at the point X=pi/4 = ..

Hi all

many questions like this come in exam but i can't solve it correctly

The slope of the tangent to curve y =tanx at the point X=pi/4 = ..

my answer is 0.785.............

2. Originally Posted by r-soy
Hi all

many questions like this come in exam but i can't solve it correctly

The slope of the tangent to curve y =tanx at the point X=pi/4 = ..

my answer is 0.785.............

3. Originally Posted by r-soy
Hi all

many questions like this come in exam but i can't solve it correctly

The slope of the tangent to curve y =tanx at the point X=pi/4 = ..

my answer is 0.785.............
Your answer is what you get when you divide ${\pi}$ by 4.

You are being asked to write the slope of the tangent.
Have you covered differentiation at all ?