# Applications to finding tangents and normals resources

### Teach Yourself (1)

Tangents and normals

This unit explains how to calculate the equation of the tangent and the normal to a curve at a given point.

### Video (1)

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)
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