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Tangent Lines to a Parabola
Visualize the tangent lines to a parabola.
Contributed by:
Greg Radighieri
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Parabola
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Tangent Line
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)
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Tangent Lines to a Parabola
" from
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TangentLinesToAParabola/
Contributed by:
Greg Radighieri
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