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Equations of Tangent Lines

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Objective To use the derivative to find an equation of a tangent line to a graph at a point.

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Equations of Tangent Lines Find the equation of the tangent line to

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Equations of Tangent Lines

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Find the equation of the tangent line to Slope of the tangent line at (7, 15)

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Equations of Tangent Lines

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Find the equation of the tangent line to

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Equations of Tangent Lines

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Find the equation of the tangent line to Slope of the tangent line at x = 4

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Conclusion The derivative is a formula used to find the slope of the tangent line to a function. To find the slope of the tangent line to a function, first, find the derivative and, second, plug the corresponding x-value into the derivative. To write an equation for the tangent line, use the derivative value (the slope), and the corresponding point on the function.

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