Applications to finding tangents and normals resources
Tangents and normals
This unit explains how to calculate the equation of the tangent and the normal to a curve at a given point.
Tangents and Normals
This unit explains how differentiation can be used to calculate the equations of the tangent and normal to a curve. The tangent is a straight line which just touches the curve at a given point. The normal is a straight line which is perpendicular to the tangent. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.