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Name: Optimization of a Function (Answers)
ID: m11469
Language: English (en)
Summary: This is the answer page for the Optimization of a Function Module. The student will write and graph linear functions then use these functions to write a new function using the Pythagorean Theorem. The students will then find the minimum value of the new function using a graphing calculator.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: linear, optimization, quadratic
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Debbie Trahan (
Copyright Holders: Debbie Trahan (
Maintainers: Debbie Trahan (, Kyle Clarkson (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jun 16, 2003 2:58 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 9, 2005 11:01 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jun 9, 2005 11:01 am -0500 by Elizabeth Gregory
Updated from CNXML 0.4 to CNXML 0.5

Version: 1.3 Jul 26, 2003 11:30 am -0500 by Debbie Trahan
Link to Student Page

Version: 1.2 Jul 19, 2003 1:23 pm -0500 by Debbie Trahan
added discription of student link
Need to Add student link

Version: 1.1 Jul 19, 2003 12:30 pm -0500 by Debbie Trahan

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