33 Videos for "tangent lines"

Radii to Tangents  Concept
Math › Geometry › Circles
How to define a tangent line; how to determine the angle a radius to a tangent forms. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 1
Math › Trigonometry › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Concept
Math › Trigonometry › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 3
Math › Trigonometry › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Concept
Math › Precalculus › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 1
Math › Precalculus › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 2
Math › Trigonometry › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 2
Math › Precalculus › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Angle Inclination of a Line  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line. 
Tangent Segments to a Circle  Problem 3
Math › Geometry › Circles
How to calculate the measure of an intercepted arc formed by two tangents drawn from the same point. 
Radii to Tangents  Problem 2
Math › Geometry › Circles
How to calculate the measure of a missing angle in a quadrilateral formed by two circles that are tangent but not congruent and their radii drawn to a common line of tangency. 
Lines in Polar Coordinates  Problem 3
Math › Precalculus › Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to find equations of a line tangent to a circle in polar and rectangular coordinates. 
The Derivative Function  Problem 2
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to use values of the derivative obtained by estimating slopes of tangent lines to sketch the graph of the derivative function. 
Derivatives of Exponential Functions  Problem 2
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to use the derivative of an exponential function to find an equation of the tangent line to the graph of f(x) = e^x. 
The Product Rule  Problem 3
Math › Calculus › Techniques of Differentiation
How to differentiate a product of two functions when values of each function are given, and how to find an equation of a tangent line to the product function's graph. 
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions  Problem 2
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to find an equation of the line tangent to the graph of f(x)=ln(x) at a point, and how to use the tangent to approximate values of natural log. 
Instantaneous Rate of Change  Problem 2
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to estimate the instantaneous rate of change of a quantity by measuring the slopes of tangent lines on a graph of quantity vs. time. 
The Definition of the Derivative  Problem 3
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to compute the derivative using the definition, and how to find an equation of the line tangent to its graph at a point. 
Derivatives of Power Functions  Problem 2
Math › Calculus › The Derivative
How to compute the derivative of f(x) = x^(2) and how to find an equation of the line tangent to its graph at x= 2.