Animation: Secant approaching the Tangent (applet)
Paul Garrett, firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the motion-picture version of the secant
lines approach the tangent to a curve, so
that the slope of the tangent line is the limit of the
slopes of the secant lines.
This is one of the little things I don't seem to be able to simulate at
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