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d(line's equation) is a parabola's equation!

Project # ____ For ____ Points (in) Calculus II

Show a graph of a function that is a straight line and list that function with the added condition that the graph of a derivative of this function is a parabola. Click the above link for another hint if you considered this question for a while but need a hint after that thinking. The following comments or questions may also give a hint or two before you look for elementary hints!

Show the graph of the derivative and list the derivative as a function.

Show how you know that your straight line function and parabola function are related by a derivative.

Show that the type of derivative you used for this project will always yeild a parabola function for any straight line that does not pass through the pole! (Was that a hint or what?)

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