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Tangent lines and areas between curves.

  1. Jan 27, 2009 #1
    I have a function:
    y=e^x
    the tangent line at the point (1,e) would be x*e?

    in order to find the area between the tangent line, the y axis and y=e^x i equate these functions and solve for x?

    I got this far

    (e^x)/(x)=e
    how do i solve for x
     
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  3. Jan 28, 2009 #2

    Gib Z

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    Correct!

    Thats not exactly it. Do you know how to integrate?
     
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