(i) Sketch the curve y = exp(-x^2).

(ii) Show that the minimum distance of a point on the curve from the origin is [(1+ln2) / 2]^0.5.

NO IDEA (Crying)

Thanks in advance for any help.

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- April 17th 2009, 12:12 PMyobaculProblem (differentiation chapter)
(i) Sketch the curve y = exp(-x^2).

(ii) Show that the minimum distance of a point on the curve from the origin is [(1+ln2) / 2]^0.5.

**NO IDEA (Crying)**

**Thanks in advance for any help.** - April 17th 2009, 12:24 PMrunning-gag