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AP® Calculus AB-BC

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Minimum Distance to Origin of Curve

APCALC-ZK8H13

A particle moves along the curve $y=\sqrt{x+2}.$ Find the minimum distance from the origin to the curve.

A

$-\cfrac{1}{2}$

B

$\cfrac{\sqrt{7}}{2}$

C

$\cfrac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$

D

$\cfrac{3}{4}$