Unformatted text preview: Math 1190 Practice Quiz (Section 4.6)
1. Find the point on the line y 2x 4 that is closest to the point (1,1). See example 3, page 309. You must prove that the distance in minimized. 2. Find the dimensions of the rectangle of largest area that has its base on the x-axis and its other
two vertices above the x—axis and lying on the parabola y 8 x2. Hint: Draw a picture and then
start with the formula for the area of a rectangle. See example 5, page 310. You must prove that the area is maximized. PDF created with pdfFactory trial version wwwpdffactorycom ...
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