# Calculus Examples

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Differentiate both sides of the equation.

The derivative of with respect to is .

Differentiate the right side of the equation.

Differentiate.

By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .

Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .

Evaluate .

Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .

Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .

Multiply by .

Reform the equation by setting the left side equal to the right side.

Replace with .

Evaluate at and .

Replace the variable with in the expression.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Plug in the slope of the tangent line and the and values of the point into the point-slope formula .

The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Rewrite in slope-intercept form.

Subtract from .

Simplify .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .