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Sytee
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A curve has an equation y=2/x^2 + 5/2
Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at point (2,3)
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Sytee Group Title
How to solve this? A curve has an equation y=2/x^2 + 5/2 Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at point (2,3)
 11 months ago
 11 months ago

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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{ 2 }{x ^{2} }+\frac{ 5 }{ 2 }\]
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what did u just wrote, it became error. all of a sudden
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is that the equation
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you need to take the derivative
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1384947669567:dw
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is the equation, right?
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Peter14 yes that is the equation
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Decart yes,need to take the derivative , how?
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
quotient rule
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i get dy/dx = 4x^3, after that what should i do?
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or simplify it to 2x^(2)
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the low times the derivative of the high  the high times the derivative of the low all divided by the low squared
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you know pointslope form?
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
once you find the derivative that gives you the slope
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the derivative is \[\frac{ 4 }{ x ^{3} }\]
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
plug in the x to get the slope
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
with a point (x1, y1) and a slope m the equation of a line can be written (yy1)=m(xx1)
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y3=1/2(x2)
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Decart Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
distribute the 1/2 and then add the three
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got it!!! i have another question
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solve the equation 3 cos 2x + 5 sinx =4 for 0 <x<360
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you have to simplify it first, use the identity for cos 2x
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Sytee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how to simplify that?
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
use the identity for cos 2x
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