Chapter 2.R, Problem 55E

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8th Edition

James Stewart

ISBN: 9781285740621

Textbook Problem

Find a parabola

To determine

**To find:**

an equation of parabola from given information.

Explanation

**1) Concept**

Slope of a curve at a given point is nothing but the derivative of the function at that point.So here equate the derivative to the slope, this step gives equation in terms of a and b, solve these equation simultaneously and find values of a and b.

Plug the values of a and b, ordered pair ( 1, 4 ) in equation

**2) Given:**

Curve

**3) Calculations:**

Find the derivative of y with respect to x, using standard differential rules.

Derivative of a function at a point gives slope of tangent to the curve at that point, so from given information:

That is:

That is:Â

Solve equation for b, it become:

Plug the expression of b in equation (1), it becomes:

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