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Asked Feb 16, 2019
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Find the equation of the tangent line to the function f(x)=x3+x2−x−3 at the point where x=−2.
Select the correct answer below:

y=4x+3

y=7x+9

y=5x+5

y=4x+7

y=7x+17

y=5x+1

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Step 1

We have been given a polynomial function as shown below and we are supposed to find equation of line tangent to it at x=-2.

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Step 2

Our first step is to find the value of y coordinate where the point x = -2 lies on the given curve. We find that by substituting x=  -2 in the given equation as shown below:

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