(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 Thanks in advance for any help.
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Originally Posted by yobacul (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 Thanks in advance for any help. Hi A point M(x,y) is on the curve iff $\displaystyle y = e^{-x^2}$ The distance between M and the origin is $\displaystyle OM = \sqrt{x^2 + y^2}$
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