Find the point on the ellipse x^2 + y^2/4 =1 closest to the point (5,7).
The minimum distance is achieved at (x*, y*) = (___,___ )
This minimum distance D* = ___
P.S.- The answer is not (0.4) and min distance of 7.0711© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2020, 9:54 pm ad1c9bdddf
This solution explains how to solve the given problem involving finding points on an ellipse.