Application of calculus help needed

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Homework Statement



Find an equation of the line passing through the point (1, 4) such that the area of the triangle formed by this line and the positive coordinate axes is as small as possible.


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No idea where to start this one please help
 

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oops was not as hard as i first thought y=8-4x
 

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