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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: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: 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 Changes: `Updated from CNXML 0.4 to CNXML 0.5` Version: 1.3 Jul 26, 2003 11:30 am -0500 by Changes: `Link to Student Page` Version: 1.2 Jul 19, 2003 1:23 pm -0500 by Changes: ```added discription of student link Need to Add student link``` Version: 1.1 Jul 19, 2003 12:30 pm -0500 by Changes: `complete`

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