Slope Intercept form of a Line (Practice)

Determine the equation of the line shown and click the "Check Answer" to see if you are right. Click the reset button in the upper right hand corner of the screen to try another example.

Tangent Lines and Derivatives

We are going to be investigating the slope of a tangent line, which is a line that intersects a curve at exactly one point. The issue is that to calculate a slope, you need two points. Our solution will be a derivative.

Where do limits come into play?