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showtangent

  

plot a function and its tangent line

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

showtangent(f(x), x = a)

Parameters

f(x)

-

expression in x

x

-

independent variable

a

-

value of x at the desired point of tangency

Description

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Important: The student package has been deprecated. Use the superseding command Student[Calculus1][Tangent] instead.

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This routine generates a graph of the function defined by the expression f(x) and its tangent line at the point [a, f(a)].

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The command with(student,showtangent) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

Important: The student package has been deprecated. Use the superseding command Student[Calculus1][Tangent] instead.

withstudent:

showtangentx2+5,x=2

See Also

Student

Student[Calculus1][Tangent]

 


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