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).

1

- math -
**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).

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - If f(x)=3x^2-5x, find the f'(2) & use it to find an equation of tangent ...
- maths - consider the line y=6x-k and the parabola y=x^2 i) for what value of k ...
- math - The line x=c where c>0 intersects the cubic y=2x^(3)+3x^(2)-9 at point...
- Calc. - Find the area of the region bounded by the parabola y=x^2, the tangent ...
- calculus - The line x=c where c>0 intersects the cubic y=2x^(3)+3x^(2)-9 at ...
- Parabola Ques - Find the point P on the parabola y^2 = 4ax such that area ...
- precalculus - graph the parabola y=2x^2-6x-3. plot point on the parabola A[1,-7...
- Calculus - Draw a diagram to show that there are two tangent lines to the ...
- Calculus - Sketch a graph of the parabola y=x^2+3. On the same graph, plot the ...
- Calc - The slope of the tangent line to the parabola y=4x2–3x+5 at the point ...