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Homework Help: calculus

Posted by Dan on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:28pm.

A 100 inch piece of string is cut into 3 pieces. One piece forms a circle, one forms a square and 1 forms an equilateral triangle. If the perimeter of the triangle is equal in length to the perimeter of the square how long should each piece of string be to minimize the total area? What is the diameter of the circle? How long is each side of the square? How long is each side of the triangle?

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