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    Minimizing and Maximizing Area

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    A wire length L cm, is cut into 2 parts. One piece forms a rectangle whose length is twice its width and the other piece forms an equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so that the total area is a
    A) maximum
    B) minimum

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    ). A wire length L cm , is cut into 2 parts. One piece forms a rectangle whose
    length is twice its width and the other piece forms an equilateral triangle.
    How should the wire be cut so that the total area is a
    A) maximum
    B) minimum

    Let the two parts of ...

    Solution Summary

    Derivatives used to maximize and minimize area are determined. How the wire should be cut so that a total area is determined.

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