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I'm having a lot of difficulty understanding why this is true, i.e., the logical steps behind the equivalence supporting the solution, either via calculus, algebraic, or geometric reasoning.

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I'm having a lot of difficulty understanding why this is true, i.e., the logical steps behind the equivalence supporting the solution, either via calculus, algebraic, or geometric reasoning.

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Are you sure that you have given all information? The curve looks suspiciously like y = x^{2}.

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Svein

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If we have no information on y(x) or on xseeking the value of x2 that minimizes y(x2)/(x2-x1)

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I think you need this

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