The tangent to the curve,
Question:

The tangent to the curve, $y=x \mathrm{e}^{x^{2}}$ passing through the point $(1$, e $)$ also passes through the point:

  1. (1) $(2,3 \mathrm{e})$

  2. (2) $\left(\frac{4}{3}, 2 \mathrm{e}\right)$

  3. (3) $\left(\frac{5}{3}, 2 \mathrm{e}\right)$

  4. (4) $(3,6 \mathrm{e})$


Correct Option: , 2

Solution:

The equation of curve $y=x e^{x^{2}}$

$\Rightarrow \quad \frac{d y}{d x}=e^{x^{2}} \cdot 1+x, \mathrm{e}^{x^{2}} \cdot 2 x$

Since $(1, e)$ lies on the curve $y=x e^{x^{2}}$, then equation of tangent at $(1, e)$ is

$y-e=\left(e^{x^{2}}\left(1+2 x^{2}\right)\right)_{x=1}(x-1)$

$y-e=3 e(x-1)$

$3 e x-y=2 e$

So, equation of tangent to the curve passes through the

point $\left(\frac{4}{3}, 2 e\right)$

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