Consider the parabola y = 6x − x2.
(a) Find the slope of the tangent line to the parabola at the point (1, 5).
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(b) Find an equation of the tangent line in part (a).
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(b) using pointslope ... y  5 = 4 (x  1) ... y = 4x + 1
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