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Jimmy Perdon

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P = Av^2 + (B/v)

(where A and B are positive constants.)

(a) What speed vP minimizes power?

(b) What power does the speed in (a) require?

(c) Suppose that an electric car has a usable store E of energy. How far dP can the electric car travel at the

speed found in (b)?