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Chapter 3: Applications of Differentiation

Section 3.8: Optimization

Example 3.8.10

The strength of fields such as gravity or electromagnetism is inversely proportional to distance from the source. If two such sources are separated by a distance of L units, determine where on the line connecting the sources will the minimum strength be detected? Assume that the strength of one source is k times that of the other.

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