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Student[Calculus1][TangentSecantTutor] - illustrate tangent and secant lines

Calling Sequence

TangentSecantTutor(f, a)

TangentSecantTutor(f, var=a)

Parameters

f

-

(optional) algebraic expression in one variable var

a

-

(optional) point

var

-

(optional) variable

Description

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The TangentSecantTutor(f) command launches a tutor interface that shows how the secant line between a and a point b on the graph of a f approaches a tangent line, as b approaches a.

  

If f is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default function.

  

If a is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default point.

  

If var is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default variable.

Examples

withStudent[Calculus1]:

TangentSecantTutor

TangentSecantTutorx32

TangentSecantTutorx2,4

TangentSecantTutorx2,x=4

See Also

Student, Student[Calculus1], Student[Calculus1][InteractiveOverview], Student[Calculus1][NewtonQuotient]


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