Thursday
July 31, 2014

Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Veronica on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 2:03pm.

You are an engineer in charge of designing the dimensions of a box-like building. The base is rectangular in shape with width being twice as large as length. (Therefore so is the ceiling.) The volume is to be 1944000 m3. Local bylaws stipulate that the building must be no higher than 30 m. Suppose the walls cost twice as much per m2 as the ceiling, and suppose the floor (i.e.base) costs nothing. Find the dimensions of the building that would minimize the cost.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

math - Calc optimization - You are an engineer in charge of designing the ...
math - A box with a rectangular base and rectangular sides is to be open at the ...
HELP!! OPTIMIZATION CALCULUS - A rectangular storage container with a lid is to...
Calculus optimization - A rectangular storage container with a lid is to have a ...
Algebra - A box shaped like a rectangular prism has a height of 17 in and a ...
math - what would the dimensions of a retangle be whose perimeter is 50(P=50)...
Calculus - A rectangular storage container with an open top is to have a volume ...
Alg 1 - A box shaped like a rectangular prism has a height of 17 in. and a ...
Geometry - For a given box, the height measures 4 meters. If the length of the ...
Calculus - A closed box is to be a rectangular solid with a square base and ...

Search
Members