[thechat] Tangent with a Curve

Lachlan Cannon luminosity at members.evolt.org
Sat May 4 22:18:01 CDT 2002

Syed Zeeshan Haider said:
> Hi Lachlan,
> In fact, I am a student of physics. I was looking at a solved problem
> of physics in which the author had drawn a tangent on a point on a
> curve graph without any clear description. I could not realize or sort
> out the way author used to draw the tangent. It means my question was
> not for fun but it was for education.

So did the replies actually helpyou figure out how it can de figured out to
be drawn, or do you want an example?

> Thank you for replying my question. I'll annoy TheChat members with
> the questions about physics and mathematics in future as well because
> they are related to my education activities.

Wee maths. Bluh. Anyway, I should be able to help with some of the maths
stuff anyway. I'm doing Specialist Maths at the moment, but you'll need to
bug other people about physics stuff.

> Thank you for tolerating me!
> Syed Zeeshan Haider.
> http://syedzeeshanhaider.faithweb.com/

Well of course, after all everyone else tolerates me. ;)


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