# Applications of derivative: Surface and volume

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A company is constructing an open-top, square-based, rectangular metal tank that will have a volume of 66 ft^3. What dimensions yield the minimum surface area? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.

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A company is constructing an open-top, square-based, rectangular metal tank that will have a volume of 66 ft^3. What dimensions yield the minimum surface area? Round to the nearest tenth, if ...

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The dimensions of a tank for a given volume are calculated for a minimum surface area.

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