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Asked Oct 14, 2019
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Find the equation of the tangent line.

Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve y= x3 - 2x - 1 at the point (2, 3)
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Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve y= x3 - 2x - 1 at the point (2, 3)

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Step 1

Consider the given equation of curve:

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y x-2x-1 tangent to be found at (2,3)

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Step 2

Now differentiate the given equation to get the slope:

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у 3х — 2х-1 dy — Зx? — 2 dxc dy — 3x 2 -23 22; т %3D 22 dx (23)

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Step 3

Now write the equation of line...

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У3 тх + с since the point given is (2,3) 3%3D 2m + с -

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