# How do you find the slope of the secant lines of #y=2x^2+sec(x)# at #x=0# and #x= pi?#

##### 1 Answer

Apr 2, 2017

#### Explanation:

The secant line between two points on a curve (there is only one such line), is the straight line between the two points on the curve.

The two points here are:

and

The slope

which in this case is the slope of the sought secant line.