Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH102/December 2014/Question B 03
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Question B 03 

Calculate the equation of the tangent line to the function at the point . 
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Hint 

The equation of the tangent line to function at is 
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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. In this problem we know the point is at and the function value . To calculate we need the derivative of , which is and it follows . So the equation of the tangent line is 