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Student[Calculus1][TangentTutor] - plot the tangent of a function at a point

Calling Sequence

TangentTutor(f, a)

TangentTutor(f, var=a)

Parameters

f

-

(optional) algebraic expression in one variable var

a

-

(optional) point

var

-

(optional) variable

Description

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The TangentTutor(f) command launches a tutor interface that plots the tangent line to the graph of f at the point a and computes the equation of the tangent line.

  

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

  

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

  

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

Examples

withStudent[Calculus1]:

TangentTutor

TangentTutor1ⅇx

TangentTutor1ⅇx,4

TangentTutor1ⅇx,x=4

See Also

Student, Student[Calculus1], Student[Calculus1][InteractiveOverview], Student[Calculus1][Tangent]


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