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Find the equation of the tangent to the curve defined by y = x + ln x that is perpendicular to the line defined by 3x + 9y = 8

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First we want to get the slope which we will get from this equation
3x + 9y = 8
Can you tell me what the slope of this line is?

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i just need the steps and the answer. i already learned the material back in september, just need some refreshing for the exam i have next week.

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Oh ok First get the slope.
Then find the derivative of x + ln x
Set the derivative equal to the slope and solve for x.
Plug the x into the original equation y = x + ln x to get y
Now you have your slope m and point (x,y)
Use point slope form
(y-y1)=m(x-x1)
where x1 and y1 is your point

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You can leave it as it is or simplify it to y-intercept form.

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Get it?

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word, now i remember.
thanks.

- anonymous

The slope is the negative reciprocal of the slope of this line
3x + 9y = 8
just fyi

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