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Homework Help: Calculus optimization

Posted by A on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 7:41pm.

A rectangular storage container with a lid is to have a volume of 8 m. The length of its base is twice the width. Material for the base costs $4 per m. Material for the sides and lid costs $8 per m. Find the dimensions of the container which will minimize cost and the minimum cost.

base width = m

base length = m

height = m

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