Problem of the Week


Solutions due by high noon on Friday, September 25th.

The portion of a curve y = f(x) in the first quadrant has the property that if the tangent line is drawn at any point on the curve, then the tangent is bisected at that point. In addition, the curve passes through the point (a, b) in the first quadrant. Find f(x).

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Submit your solutions to Dr. Maegan Bos. You may leave a hard copy in her mailbox or submit an electronic file via Sakai.  Good luck!

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