Posted by **Mohit** on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:31am.

We want to build a rectangular cardboard box with no top and of given volume V

using the least quantity of cardboard. Find the length of the box's edges by fnding the minimum

of the total surface function. Verify that the point you found is indeed a minimum applying the

second derivatives test on such function.

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