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    Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    y = x^2 - 2x
    slope of 2

    so the equation slope of the given curve is 2x-2

    not sure how to proceed any hints?
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    Quote Originally Posted by togo View Post
    y = x^2 - 2x
    slope of 2
    so the equation slope of the given curve is 2x-2

    not sure how to proceed any hints?

    At what point is it true that y'=2~?
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    when x = 2
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    Quote Originally Posted by togo View Post
    when x = 2
    At what is the point is the tangent?
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    alright I am pretty stuck on this one can someone just do it ?
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    Quote Originally Posted by togo View Post
    alright I am pretty stuck on this one can someone just do it ?
    The point is (2,0) the slope is m=2 so what is the equation of the tangent?
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    Re: Find Equation of line tan to given curve with slope of 2

    oh that simple

    y-0 = 2(x - 2)
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