Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH100/December 2014/Question 01 (g)
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Question 01 (g) 

Let . The line tangent to at the point

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Hint 1 

Draw the graph of and consider the tangent lines of the curve. 
Hint 2 

What do tangent lines look like on a graph which is concave up or concave down? 
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Solution 1 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. From looking at the graph of (picture below), we can see that all lines tangent to lie above the function. Answer is A. 
Solution 2 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. and so for all . Thus is concave down for all and so the line tangent to at the point lies above the function for all values of . Answer is A. 