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  • 4 years ago

Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve r= 3 sin2 theta at theta= pi/3

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  1. anonymous
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    I have attached the slope of the curve

  3. anonymous
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    What difficulty are you having?

  4. anonymous
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    ummm i know the slope but like how wld u find the equation?

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    like what points would you plug into the equation to find out what the y intercept equals?

  6. anonymous
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    like i am not sure how it works with polar equations

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    Like have you ever worked with polar equations?

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    are you still there?

  9. phi
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    use your equation to find r at theta = pi/3 the (x1,y1) of the tangent point is x1= r cos(pi/3), y1= r sin(pi/3) evaluate m= dy/dx at theta = pi/3. use y - y1 = m(x - x1)

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    ohhhh i get it :D I am so stupid lol

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