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    Help with determining the equation of the normal

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    Determine the equation of the normal to y = e^x at x = 0

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meeklo Braca View Post
    The question reads:

    Determine the equation of the normal to y = e^x at x = 0

    Thanks for your help!
    the normal line is perpendicular to the tangent line at (0,1)

    do you remember the relationship between the slopes of perpendicular lines?
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