# Thread: An urent HW assignment i am stuck Kindly help.

1. ## An urent HW assignment i am stuck Kindly help.

Find the shortest distance from origin to the surface xyz^2=2
Plz its urgent
Thanx in advance

2. Originally Posted by jasvinder singh
Find the shortest distance from origin to the surface xyz^2=2
Plz its urgent
Thanx in advance
Do you know how to use Lagrange Multipliers?

3. Yes I Do

4. Originally Posted by jasvinder singh
Yes I Do
Try to apply that you are trying to maximize $\sqrt{x^2+y^2+z^2}$ under the constraing that $xyz^2=2$

5. Thanks a lot buddy I will try and then come again to u if the need arises.
Thanks a lot once again