Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Minimizing area

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    A piece of wire 35cm long is to be cut into two pieces,one piece will be bent into a equilateral triangle and the other a circle.How should the wire be cut so that the enclosed area is minimized?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 30, 2021, 12:11 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/math/geometry-and-topology/minimizing-area-25743

    Solution Preview

    Suppose the wire is divided into two part. One part is x cm and the other part is 35-x cm. The part with x cm is bent into an equilateral triangle, so each side ...

    Solution Summary

    This shows how to minimize area.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT