# What is the slope of the polar curve #f(theta) = theta^2 - sec^3theta+tantheta # at #theta = (3pi)/4#?

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Jun 21, 2016

#### Explanation:

Anytime a problem asks for the slope of a curve at a given point, it is equivalent to asking what the value of the **derivative** is at that point.

**Step 1:** Find the derivative of

**Step 2:** Plug

Finally,