# How do you find the equation of a line tangent to the function #y=x^3-x# at (-1,0)?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 25, 2017

Derive the function

#### Explanation:

Let

This is the slope of the line at point

The tangent line slope is the negative inverse of

So, we have our tangent line slope and our point.

Using the formula:

We get:

Therefore, our equation will look like: