anonymous
  • anonymous
In the xy-plane, the line x+y=k, where k is a constant, is tangent to the graph of y=x^2+3x+1 what is the value of k?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
How would one approach this problem
anonymous
  • anonymous
The derivative of a function represents the tangent line of its curve. This is the key to this problem.
anonymous
  • anonymous
How would someone apply that concept to the first equation given?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Or rather how would one set up the problem?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well... The question said that the line y=k-x is the tangent of y=x^2+3x+1.. What do you think that means considering the concept I wrote above?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Y prime of x^2+3x+1 is equal to y= k-x ...?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yep!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh !!! I know what I need to do. Thank you so much!
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am sure you do!!

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