A point moves along the curve in such a way that the y value decreasing at the rate of 2 units per second. At what rate is x chaning when ?
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Originally Posted by Samantha A point moves along the curve in such a way that the y value decreasing at the rate of 2 units per second. At what rate is x chaning when ? If then differentiate with respect to t: and the rest is easy. RonL
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Hello, Samantha! A point moves along the curve: in such a way that the y value decreasing at the rate of 2 units/sec. At what rate is changing when ? Differentiate with respect to time: . We are given: . Therefore: . units/sec
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