April 23, 2014

Posts by Fall

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At a certain instant, each edge of a cube is 5 inches long and the volume is increasing at the rate of 2 cubic inches per minute. How fast is the surface area of the cube increasing?

A square sheet of cardboard with a side 16 inches is used to make an open box by cutting squares of equal size from the four corners and folding up the sides. What size squares should be cut from the corners to obtain a box with largest possible volume?

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