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baddinlol
 3 years ago
Calculus question
baddinlol
 3 years ago
Calculus question

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baddinlol
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1For a particular value of m, the tangent of the graph y = f(x) at x = 6 passes through the origin. Find this value of m

ghazi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4differentiate it and put dy/dx=0 at x=6 you will get value of m

baddinlol
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1why do we have to put dy/dx = 0, how can we assume gradient of the tangent is 0?

ghazi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4well you can find it other way too your gradient needs to be passing through (0,0)

baddinlol
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I found m=0, is it correct

ghazi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4yes , its correct then only its tangent will pass through origin cuz you will get tangent as dy/dx=3x

baddinlol
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is m=1/6 also correct?

ghazi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4no, cuz then tangent will not pass through origin
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