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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**MathMate**, Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 8:10pm
1 is not correct.

Consider f(x)=7x-x²

f'(x)=7-2x

at the point (1,6), x=1, so the slope required is f'(1).

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