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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the slopeintercept equation of the tangent line to the graph of y=1/x^3 when x = ½.
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the slopeintercept equation of the tangent line to the graph of y=1/x^3 when x = ½.

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hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hi :) what have you tried?? slope of tangent at a point = derivative of the equation at that point!

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[ y = x^{3} \] find dy/dx and evaluate at x=1/2 to get the slope then find the tangent point i.e. (x,y) on the curve y= x^3 when x=1/2 you can write \[ y  y_0 = m(xx_0) \] and then rewrite in the form y = mx +b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y = 48x+32? am I right? :) so sorry that i was unable to respond awhile ago my internet was malfunctioning :)))

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hartnn @phi yeah and my answer was incorrect at first because my derivative is incorrect. Thank you guys :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh and i thought it was raised to 8 :)))

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, looks good. Here is a plot
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