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

Consider the function f(x)=x2+5x+5 and the point A(4,5).

Find a formula for the slope of a line passing through point A, and an arbitrary point on the function. Your answer should be a formula in terms of x.

slope=???

2. Relevant equations

f′(x)=2x+5

3. The attempt at a solution

Using your answers from the two previous questions, find the slope(s) of the line(s) through point A that is (are) tangent to f(x)

the slopes are 1, and 25 however I don't understand what part two of the question is asking for...

(formula for slope passing through point A, and arbitrary point on the function)

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# Homework Help: Tangent line through arbitrary point?

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