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Posted by **Jessica** on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 11:15pm.

a) (0,0)

b) (1,2)

c) (0.5,sqrt of 2)

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**Steve**, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:29amthe distance d is found by

d^2 = (1-x)^2 + y^2

= 1-2x+x^2+4x

= (1+x)^2

d = 1+x

this is obviously a minimum when x=0, so (a)

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