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Homework Help: math

Posted by ibranian on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:13pm.

You are asked to design a piping system that will connect a drilling rig 12 miles offshore to refinery on shore 20 miles down the coast. What values of x and y will give the least expensive connection if underwater pipe (x-section) costs $50.000 per mile and land-based pipe (y-section) costs $30.000 per mile?

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