# Calculuss--Optimization

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**Calculuss--Optimization**

At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?

**Optimization**

What are some ethical issues that could surface in the business world when using linear optimization techniques

**calculuss review for exam**

use the second derivate test to locate the maxima and minima of y = x^2 + 2x - 3

**Calc**

A 100 inch piece of wire is divided into 2 pieces and each piece is bent into a square. How should this be done in order of minimize the sum of the areas of the 2 squares? a) express the sum of the areas of the squares in terms of the lengths of x and y of the 2 pieces b) what...

**Calulus/Optimization**

I don't understand how to solve optimization problems, (like here's the volume of a box, find the least amount of material it would take to make such a box). Is there a tutorial or some general step by step instruction on how to do these? Thanks in advance, Amy :) http://...

**Math**

Solve the optimization problem. Minimize F = x^2 + y^2 with x + 2y = 15. Thank You for the help!!

**eco/365**

what is sub optimization need an example of it to

**Calc-optimization**

Given y=(x)^1/2, find the closest point to (3/2,0)

**additional mathematics**

Describe briefly, 1. Mathematical optimization

**calculus**

i am struggling with the concept of optimization. does anyone have any hints on how to solve these problems???

**Math**

Explain why the vertices of a solution region are important when using linear systems of inequalities for optimization problems ?

**a ton of calc**

basically, my teacher gave us a bunch of optimization problems and i've been working on them for hours and can't get them. if i could have help with maybe the first four, that would be AWESOME. thanks. 1) find the point on the graph of the function y = x^2 that is closest to ...

**Calc 1**

Optimization: Of all rectangles with perimeter P , the one with the largest area is a square of side length P/4. True or False and explain reasoning

**Calculus**

Find the point on the graph of y=2x-4 that is closest to the point (1,3). (Optimization equation)

**Calculus I**

section is on Optimization: Find the point on the curve y = x^2 closest to the point (3, 4)

**Math**

Hi I have optimization Qs with MATLAB can you help me and did you know about MATLAB cheers

**Calculus**

Can someone please walk me through the steps, I am just not sure what to do next. thanks Solve the optimization problem. Minimize F = x^2 + y^2 subject to xy^2 = 16 I took the derivative F = 2x + 2Y but I don't know where to go from here.

**calculussCalculuss ( pleassee heelp )**

Your Open QuestionShow me another » Calculuss homeworrk heelp? A rocket is being tracked from a radar post that is 10 km from the launch pad.the rocket arises vertically at a height of 17.32 km and then turns at an angle of 30 degrees fron the vertical directly away from the ...

**optimization**

A farmer wants to make 9 identical rectangular enclosures as shown in the diagram below. If he has 720 feet of fencing materials, what should the dimensions of each enclosure be if the total area is to be maximized?

**calculus help.Pleaseee(thankyou guys for helping**

Your Open QuestionShow me another » Calculuss homeworrk heelp? A rocket is being tracked from a radar post that is 10 km from the launch pad.the rocket arises vertically at a height of 17.32 km and then turns at an angle of 30 degrees fron the vertical directly away from the ...

**AP Calculus**

A cardboard box of 108in cubed volume with a square base and no top constructed. Find the minimum area of the cardboard needed. (Optimization)

**calculus**

optimization find the point on the graph of the function that is closest to the given point f(X)= square root of x point:(8,0)

**optimization**

Farmer taylor wants to fence a rectangular area of 1800 square feet and divided into 3 parts by fencing parallel to the shorter side. What is the minimum amount of fencing for this job?

**Optimization - Calculus**

Find the point closest to the line sqroot(X+1) from the point (3,0). d = [(x - 3) + (y - 0)]^1/2 d = [(x - 3) + (y)]1/2 Do I now substitute in the equation y = sqroot(X+1) and solve?

**Mathematics optimization**

The arithmetic mean of two numbers a and b is the number(a+b)/2. Find the value of c in the conclusion of the mean-value theorem for f(x)=x^2 on any interval [a,b].

**calculus- optimization**

A rectangle is inscribed into a semi circle at radius 2. What is the largest area it can have and what are the dimensions Answers Area= 4 max base =2sqrt2 height = sqrt2 Help is always appreciated :)

**Calc**

How close is the semi circle y= sqr.root of 16-x^2 to the point (1, sqr.root 3)? using Optimization

**Math - Calculus I**

Optimization Problem: Find the dimensions of the right circular cylinder of greatest volume inscribed in a right circular cone of radius 10" and height 24"

**Calculus 12 Optimization**

A farmer wishes to make two rectangular enclosures with no fence along the river and a 10m opening for a tractor to enter. If 1034 m of fence is available, what will the dimension of each enclosure be for their areas to be a maximum?

**optimization**

A model space shuttle is propelled into the air and is described by the equation y= (-x2/2e) +ex (in 1000 ft), where y is its height in feet above the ground. What is the maximum height that the shuttle reaches?

**Calculus Optimization**

A model space shuttle is propelled into the air and is described by the equation y=-x^2/2e + ex (in 1000 ft), where y is its height above the ground. What is the maximum height that the shuttle reaches?

**Calulus**

You have 300 square feet of wood you will use to construct a rectangular shed with a square base and top. What is the maximum volume of your shed? Optimization Question

**Calculus (Optimization)**

The U.S. Post Office will accept a box for shipment only if the sum of the length and girth (distance around) is at most 108 inches. Find the dimensions of the largest acceptable box with square ends.

**Math (optimization) really confused**

A rectangular fenced enclosure of area 225 square feet is divided half into 2 smaller rectangles. What is the minimum total material needed to build such an enclosure?

**Calculus Optimization**

A model space shuttle is propelled into the air and is described by the equation y=(-x2/2e)+ex in 1000 ft, where y is its height in feet above the ground. What is the maximum height that the shuttle reaches?

**Calculus 1-Optimization**

A box with a square base and open top must have a volume of 4,000 cm^3. Find the dimensions of the box that minimize the amount of material used. sides of base cm height cm

**Calculus Optimization Problem**

Find two positive numbers whose sum is 15 such that the product of the first and the square of the second is maximal. I came up with this so far: x + y = 15 xy^2 is the maximum derivative of xy^2= 2xyy' + y^2 Now how do I solve this ^ after I set it to zero? I am stuck on that...

**Calculus-Applied Optimization Problem:**

Find the point on the line 6x + 3y-3 =0 which is closest to the point (3,1). Note: Your answer should be a point in the xy-plane, and as such will be of the form (x-coordinate,y-coordinate)

**Calculus-Applied Optimization Problem**

If a total of 1900 square centimeters of material is to be used to make a box with a square base and an open top, find the largest possible volume of such a box.

**Calculus-Applied Optimization Quiz Problem**

A rancher wants to fence in a rectangular area of 23000 square feet in a field and then divide the region in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the smallest length of fencing that will be required to do this?

**Math**

1. Use MATLAB Optimization Tool to solve the following problem: minimize [2x1^2+2x1x2+x2^2-10x1-10x2] subject to [x1^2+x2^2≤500] and [5x1-x2 ≤ -4] . 2. Please hand-check all the Kuhn-Tucker conditions for your answer.

**Calculus**

Optimization An offshore oil well is 2km off the coast. The refinery is 4 km down the coast. Laying a pipe in the ocean is twice as expensive as on land. What path should the pipe follow in order to minimize the cost?

**Calculus - Optimization**

The cost of fuel for a boat is one half the cube of the speed on knots plus 216/hour. Find the most economical speed for the boat if it goes on a 500 nautical mile trip.

**Calculus**

A rectangular tank with a square base, an open top, and a volume of 4,000 ft cubed is to be constructed of sheet steel. Find the dimensions of the tank that has the minimum surface area. I'm not understanding how to get started and find the optimization function (for any...

**AP Calculus**

The sum of the two bases and the altitude of a trapezoid is 16ft. a) Define the area A of the trapezoid as function of its altitude. b) Find the altitude for which the trapezoid has the largest possible are. (Optimization)

**optimization calculus**

a net enclosurefor practisinggolf shots is open at one end, as shown, find the dimensions that will minimize the amount of netting needed and give a volume of 144 m^3(netting is required only the sides, the top, the far end.)

**calculus optimization max min**

find the dimensions of the rectangular area of maximum area which can be laid out within a triangle of base 12 and altitude 4 if one side of the rectangle lies on the base of the triangle thanks

**Calculus I Quick Optimization Problem**

Could you please explain this problem step by step, thank you! You are planning to make an open rectangular box that will hold a volume of 50 cubed feet. What are the dimensions of the box with minimum surface area?

**Derivative-Optimization Problems**

You plan to enclosed part of a rectangular farmland with a fence. Since one side of it is bounded by a river, you only need to fence the other three sides. if you have enough budget to buy 600m of fencing material, what is the largest area you can enclose?

**optimization calculus**

sandy is making a closed rectangular jewwellery box with a square base from two different woods . the wood for top and bottom costs $20/m^2. the wood for the side costs $30/m^2 . find dimensions that minimize cost of wood for a volume 4000cm^3?

**Math-Optimization**

The material for the base of a box will cost three times as much as the material for the sides and top of the box. The box must have a volume of 200 meters cubed. Find the most efficient way to built this box.

**Calculus**

*Optimization problem* I'm okay at some optimization problems, but this one has me stumped. You work for a company that manufactures circular cylindrical steel drums that can be used to transport various petroleum products. Your assignment is to determine the dimensions (...

**calculus (optimization prob help!)**

Imagine a flat-bottomed cylinderal container with a circular cross section of radius 4 in. a marble with radius 0<r<4 inches is placed in the bottom of the can. what is the radius of the bottom that requires the most water to cover it. (include first or second derivative...

**Calculus - Optimization**

A Norman window has the shape of a semicircle atop a rectangle so that the diameter of the semicircle is equal to the width of the rectangle. What is the area of the largest possible Norman window with a perimeter of 38 feet?

**calculus optimization problem**

by cutting away identical squares from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard and folding up the resulting flaps, an open box may be made. if the cardboard is 30 inches long and 14 inches wide find the dimensions of the box that will yield the maximum volume.

**Math OPTIMIZATION**

A home gardener plans to enclose two rectangular gardens with fencing. The dimensions of the garden: x by 12-x, y by 12-x-y a. Find the values of x and y that maximize the total area enclosed. b. What is the maximum total area enclosed? c. How many meters of fencing are needed?

**chemistry**

I am trying to calculate geometry optimization of cyclodextrin, however, the computer always show error 2070 in gaussian. I used sem-empirical pm3 and try pm6, and tried to find any method to do this work, but every try could not work. I hope any body on Jiskha can give me ...

**Optimization Calculus**

A three sided fence is to be built next to a straight section of river, which forms the fourth side of a rectangular region. There is 96 ft of fencing available. Find the maximum enclosed area and the dimensions of the corresponding enclosure. I drew a picture of it and I got ...

**calculus optimization**

a company manufactures large cylindrical drums.the bottom and sides are made from a metal that costs $4.00 a square foot, while the reinforced lid costs $6.00 a square foot. ind thedmensions ofa drm that hasa volume of 10cubic feet and minizes the total cost

**seminar MGT**

Are “lean strategies” inconsistent with the achievement of optimization? Why or why not? This site may help you formulate your answer. http://www.isr.umd.edu/~jwh2/projects/gahagan.html If you post your ideas, we'll be glad to critique them. Optimization includes cost, ...

**Calculus**

Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Would this be a good explanation? The process of global optimization refers to ...

**Calculus**

Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...

**Calculus**

Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...

**Optimization**

A hunter is at a point on a river bank. he wants to get his cabin, located 19 miles north and 8 miles west. He can travel 5 mph on the river bank and 2 mph on the rough rocky ground.how far upriver should he go in order to reach the cabin in the minimum amount of the time.

**optimization calcus**

A rectangular rose garden will be surrounded by a brick wall on three sides and by a fence on the fourth side. The area of the garden will be 1000m^2. The cost of the brick wall is $192/m. The cost of the fencing is $48/m. Find the dimensions of the garden so that the cost of ...

**Calculus (Optimization)**

A rectangular piece of cardboard, 8 inches by 14 inches, is used to make an open top box by cutting out a small square from each corner and bending up the sides. What size square should be cut from each corner for the box to have the maximum volume? So far I have: V = (14 - 2x...

**Calculus (optimization problem)**

A cyclinderical tank with no top is to be built from stainless steel with a copper bottom. The tank is to have a volume of 5ð m^3. if the price of copper is five times the price of stainless steel, what should be the dimensions of the tank so that the cost is a minimum?

**chemistry**

Using the PM3 semiempirical method in HyperChem, treat planar napthalene. First build the molecule, choose SemiEmpirical methods and PM3, and perform a Geometry Optimization. Look in the "Compute>Orbitals" menu to determine the energies of the HOMO and LUMO. What is the ...

**Calc**

Hello everyone! Could you please help me with this one, I do not even know where to begin D: Show that of all isosceles triangles with two equal sides L and L, the one with the largest area is the one whose two equal sides are perpendicular. The only thing I can think of is ...

**Optimization**

min 2x+y subject to: x+y+z=1 and y^2+z^2=4 Any help would greatly be apprecaited. y^2+z^2=4 ---> put y = 2 cos(theta) and z = 2 sin(theta) x+y+z=1 ----> x = 1-2(cos(theta) + sin(theta)) 2x + y = 2 - 2 cos(theta) - 4 sin(theta) It's not difficult to find the minimum of ...

**Calculus - Optimization**

A cylindrical container with a volume of 3000 cm^3 is constructed from two types of material. The side and bottom of the container cost $0.10/cm^2 and the top of the container costs $0.20/cm^2. a) Determine the radius and height that will minimize the cost. b) Determine the ...

**calculus optimization problem**

A farmer has 460 feet of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular grazing pen next to a barn. The farmer will use the barn as one side of the pen, and will use the fencing for the other three sides. find the dimension of the pen with the maximum area?

**Calculus 1 optimization**

A farmer wants to fence an area of 6 million square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence parallel to one of the sides of the rectangle. What should the lengths of the sides of the rectangular field be so as to minimize the cost of the fence? ft (...

**calculus**

Optimization At 1:00 PM ship A is 30 miles due south of ship B and is sailing north at a rate of 15mph. If ship B is sailing due west at a rate of 10mph, at what time will the distance between the two ships be minimal? will the come within 18 miles of each other? The answer is...

**Calculus - Optimization**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 800 square feet. The fence along 3 sides is to be made of material $4 per foot. The material for the fourth side costs $12 per foot. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that will allow for the most economical fence to be...

**Calculus - Optimization**

The post office ships a package using large package rates if the sum of the length of the longest side and the girth (distance around the package perpendicular to its length) is greater than 84in and less than or equal to 108in. Suppose you need to ship a package that is 40in ...

**Calculus (Global Max)**

Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...

**calculus (optimization)**

a rectangular study area is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into two equal parts, with the fence running along the division parallel to one of the sides. if the total area is 384 square feet, find the dimensions of the study area that will minimize the total length of ...

**Calculus Optimization**

An electric utility is required to run a cable from a transformer station on the shore of a lake to an island. The island is 6 km from the shore and the station is 12 km down the shoreline from a point opposite the island. It costs $4000/km to run the cable on land and $6000/...

**Calculus**

Optimization: A man on an island 16 miles north of a straight shoreline must reach a point 30 miles east of the closet point on the shore to the island. If he can row at a speed of 3 mph and jog at a speed of 5 mph, where should he land on the shore in order to reach his ...

**Calc-optimization**

Ann wants to build an enclosed area behind her house. One wall of the enclosed area will be the back of the house. She needs the total to be 120 sq feet. She wants to minimize the cost of fence materials. For the sides (W) fence materials cost $3/ft, for the length (L) they ...

**Calculus - Optimization**

UBC parcel post regulations states that packages must have length plus girth of no more than 84 inches. Find the dimension of the cylindrical package of greatest volume that is mailable by parcel post. What is the greatest volume? Make a sketch to indicate your variables. I ...

**Calc Optimization**

A piece of wire 9 m long is cut into two pieces. one piece is bent into the shape of a circle of radius r and the other is bent into a square of side s. how should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is: I have found the minimum r=.6301115 and s=1.26022. I need ...

**Economics**

2.The owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income(profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the optimization conditions if ...

**calculus**

i understand optimization but im stuck on this problem.. mrs.day is building a new deck. she has 580 square feet to enclose. if one side is bounded by a wall, find the minimum cost to build the deck if one pair of opposite sides cost $12 per foot and remaining sides cost $19 ...

**home economics**

The owner-manager of Good Guys enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up a problem and derive the optimization conditions if the...

**managerial economics**

The Owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firm behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the optimization conditions if ...

**Calculus optimization problem**

A rectangular dog run is to contain 864 ft ^2. a. If the dog's owner must pay for fencing, what should be the dimensions of the run to minimize cost? b. Suppose a neighbor has agreed to let the owner use an already constructed fence for one side of the run. What should the ...

**optimization calculus**

a real estate office manages 50 apartments in downtown building . when the rent is 900$ per month, all the units are occupied. for every 25$ increase in rent, one unit becomes vacant. on average , all units require 75$ in maintenance and repairs each month. how much rent ...

**calculus**

I got half of this problem wrong and I DO NOT know where and how to fix. I cannot use my calculator and have to show my work. Question: You have a 500 metre roll of fencing and a large field. You want to construct a rectangular playground area. a.) using optimization ...

**Calculus Optimization**

The manager of a large apartment complex knows from experience that 90 units will be occupied if the rent is 500 dollars per month. A market survey suggests that, on the average, one additional unit will remain vacant for each 10 dollar increase in rent. Similarly, one ...

**optimization**

The manager of a large apartment complex knows from experience that 110 units will be occupied if the rent is 322 dollars per month. A market survey suggests that, on the average, one additional unit will remain vacant for each 7 dollar increase in rent. Similarly, one ...

**Math (calculus) (optimization)**

A solid is formed by adjoining two hemispheres to the ends of a right circular cylinder must have a volume of 4000 cubic feet. The hemispherical ends cost twice as much per square foot of surface area as the sides. Find the dimensions that will minimize cost. I got as far as ...

**Optimization--PLEASE HELP!!!**

At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?

**math - Calc optimization**

You are an engineer in charge of designing the dimensions of a box-like building. The base is rectangular in shape with width being twice as large as length. (Therefore so is the ceiling.) The volume is to be 1944000 m3. Local bylaws stipulate that the building must be no ...

**Math**

Optimization Problem A right circular cylindrical can of volume 128tπ cm^3 is to be manufactured by a company to store their newest kind of soup. They want to minimize the surface area of the can to keep costs down. What are the dimensions of the can with minimum surface ...

**Calculus optimization**

A rectangular storage container with a lid is to have a volume of 8 m. The length of its base is twice the width. Material for the base costs $4 per m. Material for the sides and lid costs $8 per m. Find the dimensions of the container which will minimize cost and the minimum ...

**HELP!! OPTIMIZATION CALCULUS**

A rectangular storage container with a lid is to have a volume of 8 m. The length of its base is twice the width. Material for the base costs $4 per m. Material for the sides and lid costs $8 per m. Find the dimensions of the container which will minimize cost and the minimum ...

**Calculus - Optimization**

A parcel delivery service a package only of the length plus girth (distance around) does not exceed 24 inches. A) Find the dimensions of a rectangular box with square ends that satisfies the delivery service's restriction and has a maximum volume. What is the maximum volume? B...

**economics**

The owner-manager of Good Guys Enterprises obtains utility from income (profit) and from having the firms behave in a socially conscious manner, such as making charitable contributions or civic expenditures. Can you set up the problem and derive the optimization conditions if ...