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Write an equation for the line tangent to the circle x2 + y2 = 17, at the point (4, 1). Enter your answer in pointslope form: y  y1 = m(x  x1); example: y+3=5(x2)
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Write an equation for the line tangent to the circle x2 + y2 = 17, at the point (4, 1). Enter your answer in pointslope form: y  y1 = m(x  x1); example: y+3=5(x2)
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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y1=1 x1=4 m=dy/dx at (4,1)
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
f'(x) creates 2 points of tangency to a circle
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Dx{x^2 + y^2 = 17} = 2x + 2y.y' = 0 y' = x/y ; at (4,1) .... ok, I forgot to read that single point part lol. y1 = 4(x4)
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i just did this prob!!
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