Calculus: Early Transcendentals 8th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285741552
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-155-0

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions - 3.1 Exercises: 63


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Note that all points on the parabola y = $x^{2}$ are of the form (x, $x^{2}$) Assume that the tangent line at ( a, $a^{2}$) passes through (0, -4) We know that the slope of the tangent line at any point is the derivative at that point. Differentiate y = $x^{2}$ to get $\frac{dy}{dx}$ = 2x
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