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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Jennifer on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:19am.

An OPEN box has a square base and a volume of 108 cubic inches and is constructed from a tin sheet. Find the dimensions of the box, assuming a minimum amount of material is used in it's construction. HINT: the goal is to minimize the surface are of the OPEN box; this is the function that needs to be minimized. Express the function as a function of one variable using the fact that the volume is 108 cubic inches.

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