# Application Problem Involving Derivatives

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A container with a rectangular base, rectangular sides and no top is to have a volume of 2 subic meters. The width of the base is to be 1 meter. When cut to size, material costs $20 per square meter for the base and $15 per square meter for the sides. What is the cost of the least expensive container?

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$2.49