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Student[Calculus1][TangentSecantTutor] - illustrate tangent and secant lines

 Calling Sequence TangentSecantTutor(f, a) TangentSecantTutor(f, var=a)

Parameters

 f - (optional) algebraic expression in one variable var a - (optional) point var - (optional) variable

Description

 • The TangentSecantTutor(f) command launches a tutor interface that shows how the secant line between a and a point b on the graph of a f approaches a tangent line, as b approaches a.
 If f is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default function.
 If a is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default point.
 If var is not specified, TangentSecantTutor uses a default variable.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left({\mathrm{Student}}_{\mathrm{Calculus1}}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{TangentSecantTutor}\left(\right)$
 > $\mathrm{TangentSecantTutor}\left({x}^{3}-2\right)$
 > $\mathrm{TangentSecantTutor}\left({x}^{2},4\right)$
 > $\mathrm{TangentSecantTutor}\left({x}^{2},x=4\right)$