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(b) Estimate the slope of the tangent line at Pby averaging the slopes of two adjacent secant lines. (Roundyour answer to one decimal place.)Master ItA tank holds 2000 gallons of water, which drains from the bottom of the tank in half an hour. The values inthe table show the volume Vof water remaining in the tank (in gallons) after tminutes.t(min) 510152025 30Q(t, V(t))msec= 15
2/21/14, 2:32 PMChapter 2.1 HWPage 3 of 7V(gal) 1374 866 500 204 560Estimate the slope of the tangent line at P(15, 500) by averaging the slopes of two adjacent secant lines.Step 1 of 2Looking at the table, the t-values adjacent to t= 15 aret=(No Response)10(smaller value)t=(No Response)20(larger value).Solution or ExplanationClick to View Solution3.11/11 points | Previous AnswersSCalcET7 2.1.AE.001.
EXAMPLE 1Find an equation of the tangent line to the function at the point P(1, 4). SOLUTION
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