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anonymous
 4 years ago
a line is drawn through point (1,2) forming a right triangle with the positive x and yaxes. The slope of the line forming the triangle of least area is...
anonymous
 4 years ago
a line is drawn through point (1,2) forming a right triangle with the positive x and yaxes. The slope of the line forming the triangle of least area is...

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atlas
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the general equation of line passing through (1,2). Then find the intercepts cut by it on x and y axis. you can find the area of the triangle using this. The slope of the area will be 0 where it is minimum. You can find that by differentiating the equation :)
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