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Plotting the tangent of a curve [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica and this is probably child's play for most people, but I wanted to know how to plot the tangent of the function below at the point e=1/4 : <...
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Help me plot a tangent with a Sin curve [duplicate]

Hi just wondering how to graph the tangent as well as this curve on the same graph : f(x)= Sin[x] at x=0 where the gradient of the tangent is 1
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Graphing the tangent to a curve in real time with Manipulate [duplicate]

The function $4-x^{2}-2y^{2}$ Set $y = 1$ Then <1,1,1> And its derivative at $y = 1$ is $$f'(x,1) = -2x$$ The following plot the curve at $y = 1$ intersecting the surface, and the derivative ...
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Manipulate and Graphing Multiple Functions on the same Axis [duplicate]

Can Anyone help me out graph both function and its tangent line on the same xy axes, please? ...
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How to make a Line[] with no end?

I'm trying to do this: In this graph, the secant points are aproximated in order to become the tangent, it seems I need some kind of function which plots a line based on two points and it's points ...
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Manipulate flickering and consuming lots of CPU

I am new to Mathematica and was experimenting with a simply problem of plotting a tangent to a curve and being able to move the point at which the tangent is drawn using ...
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How to restrict the motion of a Manipulate-generated Locator along a line?

If one uses a stand-alone locator and needs it to only be movable along a curve, say, defined by a function f[x], one can use a simple construct: ...
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Manipulating several values from the same interval

Some of my calculations depend on the choice of several values from the interval [-2, 2] (it is more or less interpolation of a fixed function using the points as parameters). I want to create a ...
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Finding the tangent to a piecewise function

I'm new to Mathematica and I am trying to calculate the expression of the tangent to the curve ...
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How do I draw a function along with a particular tangent line at a specific point? [duplicate]

I would like to draw a function (x/x^2+1), and at a certain point, i'd like to draw a dot along with the tangent line at that specific point. what I have tried is the following: ...
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How to shorten the length of the tangent line

I have all the equations down to manipulate the tangent line on the graph... but the tangent line is too long, what would be the best way to shorten it? ...
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Plot of differential equations?

y=C/(x+1) ( I get it from sol=DSolve[y'[x]==-y[x]/(x+1),y[x],x]) How I can plot this "sol" ...
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Manipulate a function and a tangent

I know that the tangent at 0 of x Log [Abs [x]] is -Infinity. But this is not clearly ...
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Clicking on a point on a plot [duplicate]

I want to click on a plot and have the pointer snap to the actual curve displayed. I found ways to click any random point on the plot but I want it to only click on actual points on the curve. I want ...
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Sliding a tangent along a curve [duplicate]

I am having a difficult time making my Manipulate show what I want in the CDF player. I want to show a tangent sliding along any curve ...