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Problem 24 Medium Difficulty

A particle moves along the curve $ y = 2 \sin (\pi x/2). $ As the particle passes through the point $ (\frac {1}{3}, 1). $ its $ x- $ coordinate increases at a rate of $ \sqrt {10} cm/s. $ How fast is the distance from the particle to the origin changing at this instant?

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Distance of the particle from origin is increasing at the rate of 9.2 $\mathrm{cm} / \mathrm{s}$

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