Find the curve on the surface - shortest arc lenght, Mathematics

(a) Find the curve on the surface z=x3/2 joining the points(x,y,z)=(0,0,0) and (1,1,1) has the shortest arc lenght?

(b) Use a computer to produce a plot showing the surface and the shortest curve on a single plot?

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