# 15) Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve $y = x^2 - 2x +7$ which is  (a) parallel to the line $2x - y + 9 = 0$

Parellel to line $2x - y + 9 = 0$ means slope of tangent and slope of line is equal
We know that the equation of line is
y = mx + c
on comparing with the given equation we get slope of line m = 2 and c = 9
Now, we know that the  slope of tangent at a given point to given curve is given by $\frac{dy}{dx}$
Given equation of curve is
$y = x^2 - 2x +7$
$\frac{dy}{dx} = 2x - 2 = 2\\ \\ x = 2$
Now, when x = 2 , $y = (2)^2 - 2(2) +7 =4 - 4 + 7 = 7$
Hence, the coordinates are (2,7)
Now, equation of tangent paasing through (2,7) and with slope m = 2 is
y = mx + c
7 = 2 X 2 + c
c = 7 - 4 = 3
So,
y = 2 X x+ 3
y = 2x + 3
So, the equation of tangent is y - 2x = 3

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