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Calculus

10th Edition
Ron Larson + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285057095
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Calculus

10th Edition
Ron Larson + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285057095

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Chapter 8.4, Problem 64E

(a)

To determine

The formula for the distances between the points (0,0) and (a,a2) along the line between them and along the parabola y=x2.

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The distance at a=1 and a=10 by the use of the formulas obtained in part (a).

(c)

To determine

What happens with the distance when a increases.

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