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11-43.

A point travels along the curve * *with a horizontal velocity of

*?*

Let *d* = distance from the origin. Then:

Differentiate:

Evaluate when *x* = –1:

Solve for *d′*.

11-43.

A point travels along the curve * *with a horizontal velocity of

Let *d* = distance from the origin. Then:

Differentiate:

Evaluate when *x* = –1:

Solve for *d′*.