(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The normal to the curve y= (x + 2)^2 at the point A(-3, 1) meets the curve at B.

Find the angle at B between the curve and chord AB.

2. The attempt at a solution

I found that B is (-0.5, 2.25) and the equation of the normal is 2y= x + 5.

I thought the angle at B between the curve and chord AB was simply the angle between the normal 2y= x + 5 and the gradient function, y'= 2x +4 but the answer is different from what I get.

Any help would be greatful

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# Homework Help: Calculus geometry question

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