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Re: "Do" help

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  • Subject: [mg3475] Re: [mg3407] "Do" help
  • From: Robert Pratt <rpratt at>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 22:37:53 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Check out, the Secant Becoming Tangent Example under 
Applications/Education/Calculus/0202-374 on MathSource.  The address is

Rob Pratt
Department of Mathematics
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 3250, 331 Phillips Hall
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3250

rpratt at

On Mon, 4 Mar 1996, KOBRE ELISHA wrote:

> I am trying to write a do loop to bring a secant sufficiently close to a 
> point as to be the tangent to this point so ie. the pt. is 2 and start at 
> 2.5 and bring this pt. to 2 in increments of .1.the do loop should graph 
> this each time.
> 					thanx ahead of time


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