Posted by **Mackenzie** on Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:47pm.

If there is a cylinder that has a volume of 100 ft, what would be the DIMENSIONS of the cylinder to have to LEAST surface area?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:51pm
Mackenzie, this problem is way too advanced for you. I never had this type of problem until I took a course in Calculus. I dont understand why your teacher assigned it, perhaps your parents can ask that.

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**bobpursley**, Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:55pm
I cant explain it any better for you than I did. It is a calculus question.

The alternative, graphing, requires a graphing calculator and knowledge how to use it.

Sorry.

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