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

For what values of a are y=a^x and y=1+x tangent at x=0? Explain

2. Relevant equations

y1=1+x

y2=a^x

y2'=a^xln(a)

y1'=1

3. The attempt at a solution

Since both equations are tangent at x=0 i set their derivatives equal to each other in hopes of getting a a^xln(a)=1 I then substitute x in that equation with 0 and end up with ln(a)=1.

I end up with a = e. Is this correct?

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# Homework Help: Find values of A for two functions tangent at a point

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