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PLEASE HELP :( !!
y=13e^(3x^2)6x
at x=3 in the form y=mx +b has
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PLEASE HELP :( !! y=13e^(3x^2)6x at x=3 in the form y=mx +b has
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
f'(x)= 78xe^(3x^2)6
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
slope= 234e^276 y=13e^2718
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So you're looking for an equation of the line tangent to the curve f(x) at x=3?
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akotto4897Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
omg this is so simple
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akotto4897Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wat is america coming to
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, Determine the equation of the line tangent to the graph of
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah but I'm not sure why I'm getting this wrong.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@akotto4897 wtf is wrong with you? Why would you call someone elses problem `so simple`. It's like someone in 5th grade calling 3rd grade math SUPER EASY! Just because you understand it doesn't mean that everyone else is on your level...
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Ok that's enough of my rant :) lemme check your work a sec :3
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol, i appreciate that. but yes, let's begin.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Mmm ok so your slope looks good. So what coordinate pair are we using to find our yintercept?\[\Large f(3)\quad=\quad 13e^{27}18\]Mmm ok ok I see you have the written down already :3 \[\Large y_{\tan}\quad=\quad mx+b\]So if we plug in our coordinate pair, we get something like this, yes?\[\Large 13e^{27}18\quad=\quad (234e^{27}6)\cdot 3+b\]
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
woah so the slope is good and the y too.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh i see there's an x there.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it be 247e^2718?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
for your y_tan? or for b?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Hmm after you find your b value, you should plug it back into the \[\Large\bf y_{tan}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{m}x+\color{royalblue}{b}\] For our final answer, we DON'T want the coordinate pair plugged in. We're only trying to fill in these blue pieces.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so how do i get to the answer.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
at first i thought it was 247e^27 6x
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
grr sorry website crashed on me >:c
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i just don't understand what to do at the point slope formula.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i keep getting the answer wrong.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\Large\bf y_{\tan}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{m}x+\color{royalblue}{b}\]Plugging in our slope,\[\Large\bf y_{\tan}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}x+\color{royalblue}{b}\]Then we plug in our coordinate pair to find b,\[\Large\bf \color{#DD4747 }{13e^{27}18}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}\cdot\color{#DD4747 }{3}+\color{royalblue}{b}\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So we have some 18's cancelling out. And I think we get a b value of,\[\Large\bf \color{royalblue}{b\quad=\quad 689e^{27}}\]Something like that?
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
isn't it y(13e^2718)=234e^276x+18
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right, yy1=m(xx1)
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so in this case, slope= 234e^276 y=13e^2718
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No that's `pointslope` form of a line. yy1 = m( xx1) We don't want to use that. We were told to use the `slopeintercept` form of a line. y=mx+b
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can we do it the way i had it please?
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah but i thought i could use that to find the equation of a tangent line
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I've been using that for other problems and it worked.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes we can use that, so let's see if we can get it set up correctly. Lemme see if I can match what you wrote a sec :)
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\Large\bf yy_1\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{m}(xx_1)\]\[\Large\bf yy_1\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}(xx_1)\]Then plugging in our point:\[\Large\bf y\color{#DD4747 }{(13e^{27}18)}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}(x\color{#DD4747 }{3})\]
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
after that I'm lost lol
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Ok so now we just need to get in into the form y=mx+b. So we need to multiply out the brackets, then we gotta isolate the y term.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large\bf y\color{#DD4747 }{(13e^{27}18)}\quad=\quad 234e^{27}x6x 702e^{27}+18\]I think it expands like that, yes? Give it a try :)
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yup, but i seem to be doing that wrong unfortunately.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait don't we just multiply out the 6 and 6*3 only?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes, true. We probably want don't want the x's expanded like that,\[\large\bf y\color{#DD4747 }{(13e^{27}18)}\quad=\quad (234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\Large 234e^{27}\cdot3\]
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why don't we multiply 234e^27 with x?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large\bf (234e^{27}6)(x3)\quad=\\ \large\bf\quad (234e^{27}6)x(234e^{27}6)3\]And we only want to multiply out the part with the 3.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im so confused. i do't understand why we did this problem differently than all the others when it comes to this part.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so for (234e^27−6)(x−3) i thought we do foil
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes, foiling should give you this,\[\large\bf 234e^{27}x6x 702e^{27}+18\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Are you not getting that when you foil..?
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes i have that! :)
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We don't want multiple x terms, so we'll factor an x out of each of the first two terms.\[\Large\bf =\quad \large\bf (234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18\]
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
where does my foiling go?
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
great so we factor?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We had this,\[\Large\bf y\color{#DD4747 }{(13e^{27}18)}\quad=\quad \color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}(x\color{#DD4747 }{3})\]It foiled to give us this,\[\large\bf y(13e^{27}18)\quad=\quad 234e^{27}x6x 702e^{27}+18\]We factored out an x to give us this,\[\large\bf y(13e^{27}18)\quad=\quad (234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We finish by solving for y.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large\bf y=\\\large\bf (234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18+13e^{27}18\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the 6 and the 18 are not like terms, we can't combine those.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I don't know why you insisted on using pointslope form for this one. It seems way more complicated :c
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but it's the only way for me… i have to stick to this or else i'll be completely lost in the exam
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
This one only ended up being complicated because our slope was `2 terms`. So it ended up being a ton of multiplication.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
damn im so confused.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what would be he answer btw?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large\bf y(13e^{27}18)\quad=\quad (234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18\]From here: you add (13e^{27}18) to each side,\[\large\bf y=\\ \large\bf(234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18\color{orangered}{+(13e^{27}18)}\]Does that step make sense? +_+ That's how we isolate the y term.
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
From there we can drop the brackets since nothing in being applied to them, \[\large\bf y=\\ \large\bf(234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+18+13e^{27}18\]It looks like the 18's will cancel out,\[\large\bf y=\\ \large\bf(234e^{27}6)x 702e^{27}+\cancel{18}+13e^{27}\cancel{18}\]
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
And the exponential terms ( not the one attached to the x ) are like terms, so we'll combine them,\[\large\bf y=\\ \large\bf(234e^{27}6)x \color{orangered}{702e^{27}+13e^{27}}\] \[\large\bf y=(234e^{27}6)x \color{orangered}{689e^{27}}\]And I think that's our final answer, assuming I didn't make any boo boos along the way.
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait which is the mx and b?
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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh it is correct….
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large\bf y=\color{royalblue}{(234e^{27}6)}x \color{orangered}{689e^{27}}\]\[\large\bf y=\color{royalblue}{m}x +\color{orangered}{b}\]
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