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Find (a) the slope of the curve at the given point P, and (b) an equation of the tangent line at P55Py=Xa. The slope of the curve at P is(Simplify your answer.)

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Find (a) the slope of the curve at the given point P, and (b) an equation of the tangent line at P
5
5
P
y=
X
a. The slope of the curve at P is
(Simplify your answer.)
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Find (a) the slope of the curve at the given point P, and (b) an equation of the tangent line at P 5 5 P y= X a. The slope of the curve at P is (Simplify your answer.)

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The given equation is y = 5/x.

Differentiate the equation y = 5/...

d 5
dy
dx
- 5
dx
5((-1)x1)
=
=-5x
dy
in
5
dy
then
5
Substitute the point -2,
dx
4
5
Thus, the slope of the curve at the given point P is m
4
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d 5 dy dx - 5 dx 5((-1)x1) = =-5x dy in 5 dy then 5 Substitute the point -2, dx 4 5 Thus, the slope of the curve at the given point P is m 4

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