How do you do this...

find the maximum of f(x,y)= (x-1)^2 + (y-2)^2 on x^2 + y^2 less than or equal to 45 .

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Please help. Thanks! :)

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- January 25th 2010, 09:02 AMsuefinding the maximum...?
How do you do this...

find the maximum of f(x,y)= (x-1)^2 + (y-2)^2 on x^2 + y^2 less than or equal to 45 .

?

Please help. Thanks! :) - January 25th 2010, 11:01 AMshawsend
Isn't at a minimum at and then just gets bigger from there? Then in the circle wouldn't it have a maximum at the point most distant from ?