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## Homework Statement

Find the tangent line to the curve y^2 (y^2 - 4) = x^2 (x^2 -5) at the point (0,-2).

## Homework Equations

y-y1=m(x-x1)

## The Attempt at a Solution

I d/dx-ed both sides and was left with dy/dx=0

so

y=-2

Does that seem right?

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- Thread starter fk378
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Find the tangent line to the curve y^2 (y^2 - 4) = x^2 (x^2 -5) at the point (0,-2).

y-y1=m(x-x1)

I d/dx-ed both sides and was left with dy/dx=0

so

y=-2

Does that seem right?

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Yup that's correct!

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