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October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

Posted by **Some kid** on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 11:54pm.

21x + 3. Find the smallest value of f at which the tangent to the curve is 3.

I did:

f'(x)+ 6x^2+ 24x + 21= 3

= 6(x+3)(x+1), x= -3, -1

the correct answer is supposed to be -8

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 8:00am"Find the smallest

**value of f**at which the tangent to the curve is 3."

Check the values of f(-3) and f(-1) and you'll get the right answer!

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