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Homework Help: Hint Needed

  1. Sep 28, 2004 #1

    So i have this question which seems easy enough but maybe iam not thinking in the right mind frame or something.

    The question is, find the equation of a parobola which has a curvature of 4 at the origin.

    Some sort of hint/push in the right direction would be appreciated. Thanks
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  3. Sep 28, 2004 #2


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    If the slope is zero at the origin then the curvature is just the second derivative of the function.
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