A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
anonymous
 5 years ago
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)
anonymous
 5 years ago
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)

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y1=1 x1=4 m=dy/dx at (4,1)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0f'(x) creates 2 points of tangency to a circle

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dx{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)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just did this prob!!
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.