An aquarium has a slate bottom that costs 8 cents/sq inch and glass sides which cost 1 cent/sq inch. The aquarium is to have a volume of 1024 cubic inches. Find the dimensions of the least expensive aquarium. Use the Lagrange multipliers.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 12:16 am ad1c9bdddf
This solution shows how to use Lagrange multipliers to minimize volume in an attached Word document.