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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Mike Sowells on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:46am.

Bruce has commissioned the construction of an open-top rectangular tank to be fashioned from a 3m by 5m sheet of steel. Squares will be cut from each corner and sides will be bent upward to form the tank to be used for live bait storage. Find the dimensions of the squares that need to be cut from each corner of the steel sheet in order to provide the maximum volume for the tank.

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