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Making a Table (Matrix) with Tikz

I need to get start with making a matrix in Tikz. I need to study the manual but need some help with an example to get started. My minimal example is very poor but it is the best I can do without ...
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Plot that demonstrate Newton's method

I am preparing some slides for numerical method classes. I have difficulty identify the best package to draw plot like below I know there is software like Geogebra, but I prefer to do within latex. ...
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The curvature of a simple curve with two tangents

I have searched aimlessly for a prototype of my work but to no avail. Please, I would need help in plotting this. Can anyone please, help me out? Thanks. Remark: There would be a thick line between M ...
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“Straight” (tangent) connections to both ends of Bézier curve

I would like to draw a relatively thick Bézier curve that goes all the way to the edge of a rectangle. In the MWE below, the eventual clipping boundary is represented by the drawn rectangle. I like ...
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Normal and tangent vector at specific absolute rather than relative point

I would like to draw a normal vector on a curve at a specific point. I looked up several questions (e.g. 1, 2, 3, etc) and the answers contain nice solutions for drawing a tangent or normal vector to ...
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How to draw the tangent vector at one endpoint of a curve

I would like to draw with the package tikz a smooth curve (not closed) and I would like to draw the tangent vector at one of the endpoints. I haven't had nice results so far. I used the library ...
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How to ensure that perpendicular lines appear perpendicular in TikZ

I am drawing a figure to illustrate the relationship between a curve, and its tangent and normal lines at a point. Due to the nature of the curve (cubic polynomial), I'm manually adjusting the x- and ...