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Homework Help: Find an equation of the tangent line

  1. Nov 30, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find an Equation of the tangent line to the curve y=10^x at the point (1,10)



    2. Relevant equations
    Derivative
    y=mx+b


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am totally lost
    I don't know what to do with 10^x

    Please help me
    this will save me failing the class
     
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  3. Nov 30, 2008 #2

    rock.freak667

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    y=10x
    => lny=xln10

    Now just find dy/dx
     
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