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Descartes Tangent Lines

Given any positive integer \(n\), find polynomial curves that have exactly \(n\) tangent lines which intersect the curve exactly once.
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3702
MSC Codes: 
26Axx
Author(s): 
William Barnier (Sonoma State University) and James Jantosciak (Brooklyn College)
Publication Date: 
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 2007
Subject(s): 
Single Variable Calculus
Calculus
Topic(s): 
Differentiation: Definition and Elementary Application
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Applicable Course(s): 
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
3.0 Calculus
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 3.1 (77 votes)

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