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    Minimizing the Cost of a Rectangular Storage Container

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    A rectangular storage container with an open top is to have a volume of 10m3. The length of its base its twice the width. Material for the base costs of $10 per square meter. Material for the sides costs $6 per square meter. Find the cost of materials for the cheapest such container.

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