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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Anom on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:36pm.

An offshore well is 2 miles off the coast. The refinery is 4 miles down the coast. If a laying pipe in the ocean is twice as expensive as on land, what path the pipe should follow in order to minimize the coast.

Is the answer 2.1? Can you some list their steps?

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