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Slope of a Parametric Function

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Compute the slope, $\cfrac {dy}{dx}$, for the following parametric function when $t=\sqrt {2}$.

$$x={ t }^{ 2 }\quad \text {and} \quad y={ t }^{ 2 }+2$$

A

$4$

B

$2$

C

$1$

D

$\cfrac {1}{2}$