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Tool: Animation of secants approaching a tangent
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Description: An animation of secant lines approaching the tangent to a parabola. Shows the slope of each secant line.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Douglas N. Arnold
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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