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a) Graph [tex]y = -x^5 +5x -6[/tex]. Include coordinates of local max, min, and points of inflection. Indicate the behavior as x-> -infinity, x -> infinity.

b) Find in slope-intercept form the equation of the tangent line to the curve at x = 2.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

a) I found that the critical numbers are 1 and -1. The POI is 0. As x->infinity the limit -> -infinity and vice versa. Coordinates are (1,-2), (0,-6), (-1,-10). I've also graphed it to match my findings.

b) I'm not sure what to do for this part.

Thanks for any help!

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# Homework Help: Tangent line

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