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1. Could someone tell me if I'm on the right track or I am going off on a tangent Attachment 525795525797
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2. (Original post by Hjyu1)
Could someone tell me if I'm on the right track or I am going off on a tangent Attachment 525795525797
Well, you have - this is your distance from the origin. To maximise the distance from the origin you need to maximise , hence, you want .

You needn't expand out to do this - a simple application of the product rule from the initial expression would have done so.
3. (Original post by Zacken)
Well, you have - this is your distance from the origin. To maximise the distance from the origin you need to maximise , hence, you want .

You needn't expand out to do this - a simple application of the product rule from the initial expression would have done so.
Omg I can't believe I didn't see that that's like core 1 work. Cheers hopefully this comes in the real exam
4. (Original post by Hjyu1)
Omg I can't believe I didn't see that that's like core 1 work. Cheers hopefully this comes in the real exam

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