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Tangent to a Curve
Show the tangent line at
to the curve
.
Contributed by:
Stephen Wolfram
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— coefficient of
— coefficient of
— coefficient of
—
-coordinate of the tangent point
Snapshot 1: The tangent line at
for
.
Snapshot 2: The tangent line at
for
.
Snapshot 3: The tangent line at
for
.
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Tangent Line
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)
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"
Tangent to a Curve
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TangentToACurve/
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Stephen Wolfram
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