# If the tangent line to the curve #y = f(x)# at the point where #a = 2# is #y = 4x-5# , find #f(2)# and #f'(2)#? I know #f(2) = 3# but how do I find #f'(2)#?

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My textbook says #f'(2) = 4# but how exactly?

My textbook says

# f'(2)=4#

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To find f'(2), we need to determine the derivative of the function f(x) at x = 2. Since the tangent line to the curve at x = 2 is given as y = 4x - 5, we can use this information to find the derivative.

The equation of the tangent line y = 4x - 5 is in the form y = mx + b, where m represents the slope of the line. In this case, the slope is 4.

The derivative of a function represents the slope of the tangent line at any given point. Therefore, f'(2) is equal to the slope of the tangent line at x = 2, which is 4.

Hence, f'(2) = 4.

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