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September 17, 2014

Posted by **cookie** on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:25pm.

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**Jennifer**, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 3:38pmThe distance from a point on the line from the origin is

((y-0)^2 + (x-0)^2)^0.5 =

(x^2+y^2)^.5 = (x^2 +(x+4)^0.5)

evaluate d/dx((x^2 +(x+4)^0.5)) = 0

This is the x value of the point closest to the origin, plug x into y = sqrt(x+4) to find the y value of this point

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