Differentiation tangent IB math HL

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Differentiation tangent IB math HL

Postby Jack » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:31 pm

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
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Re: Differentiation tangent IB math HL

Postby elizabeth » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:32 pm

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






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Re: Differentiation tangent IB math HL

Postby Jack » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:33 pm

Thank you!!
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