Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:57pm.

Find the slope of the tangent line to the graph of the function at the given point.

g(x) = 7/2x + 9, (-2, 2)

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**Steve**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:04pm
I assume you mean (7/2)x+9

g' = 7/2

so, now you have a point and a slope:

(y-2)/(x+2) = 7/2

rearrange to the form you want

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**Reiny**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:04pm
PLease clarify.

Do you mean it the way you typed it or did you mean

g(x) = 7/(x+9) ?

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7:39pm
the way I typed it

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7:40pm
the derivative would be g'(x)=7/2 so i dunno how to get the slope???

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