Posted by **kelly** on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:42pm.

Let p(x,y) be a point on the graph of y= X^2-3

A) Express the distance from P to the point (1,2) as a function of x. Simplify completely.

B) Use your calculator to determine which value of x-yields the smallest d.

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