Posted by John on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 6:57pm.
y sin 12x = x cos 2y, (pi/2, pi/4)
Find the tangent line to the curve at the given point.
y=???

calculus  bobpursley, Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 7:02pm
dy/dx * sin12x+ 12 y cos12x= cos2yxsin2y dy/dx
dy/dx(sin12x+xsin2y)=cos2y12ycos12x
first, solve for dy/dx, that is the slope.at x,y.
y= mx+b
Now put in the x,y in that equation, and solve for b.

calculus  John, Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 7:23pm
Can anyone else elaborate?
Answer This Question
Related Questions
 Calculus AB  Could someone please help me with these tangent line problems? 1) ...
 calculus  1. Which of the following expressions is the definition of the ...
 Calculus AB  Sorry but I've got a lot of problems that I don't understand. 1) ...
 calculus  Consider the curve defined by 2y^3+6X^2(y) 12x^2 +6y=1 . a. Show ...
 calculus  Given the curve defined by the equation y=cos^2(x) + sqrt(2)* sin(x) ...
 Calculus  Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve at the given value...
 Calculus  Find an equation of the tangent line to the curve at the given point...
 calculus  Find the points on the curve y= (cos x)/(2 + sin x) at which the ...
 Calculus  Find an equation of the tangent line to the curve at the given point...
 calculus  find tangent line equation to the curve at the given point: y= 7e^x ...
More Related Questions