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Secant and Tangent Lines
This Demonstration illustrates the connection between the secant line and the tangent line at a point on a curve. You can vary the point of tangency and the difference
of the
values of the two points defining the secant line.
Contributed by:
Joshua Fritz
,
Angela Sharp
, and
Chad Pierson
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Secant Approximations
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)
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Joshua Fritz
,
Angela Sharp
, and
Chad Pierson
"
Secant and Tangent Lines
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/SecantAndTangentLines/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: September 18, 2007
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