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Differentiation, Derivatives, gradient, tangent - IB Mathematics HL

How can we find the equation of the tangent to the curve with equation

at the point

Thanks

How can we find the equation of the tangent to the curve with equation

at the point

Thanks

- Jack
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Differentiation, Derivatives Equation of a tangent - IB maths HL

The gradient of the curve at is

The equation of the tangent on this point is given by the equation

where is the gradient of the tangent

and the touch point is .

So, the equation of the tangent at the given point is

Hope these help!!

The gradient of the curve at is

The equation of the tangent on this point is given by the equation

where is the gradient of the tangent

and the touch point is .

So, the equation of the tangent at the given point is

Hope these help!!

- elizabeth
**Posts:**0**Joined:**Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:09 pm

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