10.3 Parametric Equations & Polar Coordinates
Question #8 (Medium): Slope of Tangent for Polar Equation at Given Angle
Slope of the tangent for polar equation is given by
So first write out the expression for and using the given polar equation, then take the derivative of
and then take the ratio, plugging in the assigned value for the numeric tangent value.
Find the slope of the tangent line to the given polar equation at the point specified by the value of .