Finding the Equation of a Line Tangent to a Function
There is no particular reason for this post. I’m just going to solve a math problem. Why? Because I think it’s fun. Here is the problem.
Find the equation of the lines that pass through the point (-1,-4) and are tangent to the function f(x) = 3x².
That’s it. That’s the problem. Here’s the plan. I’m going to solve this particular problem and then show you a cool way to do it with python (for fun).
So, let’s break down the question. First, what does this even mean? Well, there will be a line…