find the point on the curve y=x^2 closest to the point (3,4)
i have the first derivative to be 4x^3 -14x -6, using the distance formula
Question: 1 i dont know how to get the critical numbers?
find the point on the curve y=x^2 closest to the point (3,4)
i have the first derivative to be 4x^3 -14x -6, using the distance formula
Question: 1 i dont know how to get the critical numbers?
$\displaystyle 4x^3 - 14x - 6 = 0$
has three irrational roots ... recommend using a calculator.