second derivative

Problem
Determine the radius of curvature of the curve $x = y^3$ at point (1, 1).

A.   5.27 C.   5.56
B.   5.65 D.   5.72

 

Maxima and Minima | Applications

Graph of the Function y = f(x)
The graph of a function y = f(x) may be plotted using Differential Calculus. Consider the graph shown below.
 

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As x increases, the curve rises if the slope is positive, as of arc AB; it falls if the slope is negative, as of arc BC.
 

 
 
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