# How do you find the equation of the tangent to the curve #y=x^2+2x-5# that is parallel to the line #y=4x-1#?

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May 20, 2015

The tangent line is

To calculate this you have to follow these steps:

1) The tangent line is parallel to

2) You have to find the point where the line and the function meet. To find

3) Now you have to calculate

So finally the tangent line is: