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Inverse Functions

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[SOLVED] Inverse Functions

What is the area of the largest triangle in the first quadrant with 2 sides on the axes and third side tangent to the curve y=e^-x
 

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just take any value of x and find the equation of the tangent line at that point, and see where it hits the x and y axes. then write a formula for that area, and maximize the formula by taking derivatives. hmmmmm... i think i got 2/e what did you get??
 
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yea i got it
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delete now plz
 

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