Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 7:19pm.
Consider the parabola y = 7x  x2.
(a) Find the slope of the tangent line to the parabola at the point (1, 6).
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math  MathMate, Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 8:10pm
1 is not correct.
Consider f(x)=7xx²
f'(x)=72x
at the point (1,6), x=1, so the slope required is f'(1).
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