Thomas' Calculus 13th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0-32187-896-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-32187-896-0

Chapter 3: Derivatives - Section 3.5 - Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions - Exercises 3.5 - Page 141: 39


Yes, $x=\pi$

Work Step by Step

Step 1. Given $y=x+sin(x)$, we have $y'=1+cos(x)$ Step 2. For a horizontal tangent, let $y'=0$, we have $cos(x)=-1$ and $x=\pi$ in $[0,2\pi]$ Step 3. At $x=\pi$, $y=\pi+sin(\pi)=\pi$, and the tangent line equation is $y=\pi$ Step 4. See graph.
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