# MINIMIZATION PROBLEM (CALC)

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**Operations research**

36) Consider the following minimization problem: Min z = x1 + 2x2 s.t. x1 + x2 ≥ 300 2x1 + x2 ≥ 400 2x1 + 5x2 ≤ 750 x1, x2 ≥ 0 What is the optimal solution?

**Calc**

Can someone help me with this calc problem? lim as x->0 (tan^3 (2x))/(x^3)

**MINIMIZATION PROBLEM (CALC)**

A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

**MINIMIZATION PROBLEM (CALC)**

A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

**Maths**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Math**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Calculus**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Maths**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Math**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Calculus**

There is a point (P) on the graph of [x^2+y^2- 136 x + 12 y + 4560 = 0] and a point(Q) on the graph of [(y + 6)^2 = x^3 - 116 x^2 - 417 x + 267460] such that the distance between them is as small as possible. To solve this problem, we let ((x,y) be the coordinates of the point...

**Science**

What are waste minimization components?

**Calc or Pre calc**

I am having trouble doing this problem. I know how to do indefinate integrals, but I don't know how to do definate integrals. Can you show me how to do this. Evaluate 5 (x^3-2x)dx 2

**Math**

If (a,-3) is a point on the graph of y=x^2+4x, what is the value of a? so far i have -3=x^2+4x i can do the problem on my graphing calc but we can't use a graphing calc on the test so i need to know how to do it by hand. what do i do next?

**Science**

How is waste minimization bad locally in USA?

**Pre-Calc**

I'm stuck on a pre-calc problem. I need to find y as a function of x, where the constant c is a positive number for In(y-1)+In(y+1)= -x+c express your question as ln[(y-1)(y+1)] = -x+c change that to exponential form e^(-x+c) = (y-1)(y+1) e^(-x+c) = y^2 - 1 y^2 = e^(-x+c) + 1 ...

**Science**

Topic: Waste Minimization How bad is it locally (USA)?

**Micro economics**

Consider a firm with the following production function: q = (ak+bl)^(1/2) The firm's total costs can be written as C = F + rk + wl 1. Calculate the firm's contingent factor demand. Illustrate it in a graph including the firm's isoquant map 2. Assume that r/w > a/b. Find the...

**math**

Hi, How do I improve my math skills? I can't calculate in my head (I.e 2x43), I would actually have to write it down to solve it. I took pre-calc, calc and didn't have problem understanding. I don't know what is wrong. what should I do?

**AP Calc**

When a chain hangs under its own weight, its shape is catenary. The equation of a catenary with a vertex on the y-axis is y=e^x+e^-x. Find the length of the chain from x=-2 to x=2. Then use the same technique from Problem #8(Previous AP calc problem I posted) to find the ...

**Calc**

A student is in a 20 week calc class. The function f(t)=50-50e^0.2t f(t) measures the students problem speed in t weeks -how many problems per hour can a student solve at the beginning of the course - how many problems per hour can a student solve halfway through the course -...

**calc**

y=ln(x+1) +ln(x-1) find dy/dx I have trouble with this problem since i'm not that familar with finding the derivative when they involve ln. Please show me how to solve this problem. I should have gotten 2x/(x^2-1)

**College microeconomics**

Need some help with these questions....Thanks in advanced. All profit-maximizing firms hire inputs up to the point where: A) MRP = W B) MR = MC C) MP = W D) MFC = MRP E) MFR = MRC 4) A firm’s marginal revenue product of labor curve A) is steeper than its demand curve for ...

**finite math**

when doing minimization problems and there is more than one negative constant in the far right column is there a method for choosing the proper one to go with or is the process entirely arbitraru

**C code**

Write a .c file named calc that: - Takes arguments from the command line - Solves a simple math problem - Returns the result as an exit status calc.c: //this is the function that gets called when the executable is run. int main(int argc, char * argv[]){ //I've given you the ...

**pre calc**

what are some point for the problem y=1/2x+2

**Calc**

This is a very confusing problem for me y = 5^3^x^2 Find y'

**Calc**

I need help solving this problem. logbase5(x+2)=2

**Calc**

y=ln(x+1) +ln(x-1) find dy/dx I have trouble with this problem since i'm not that familar with finding the derivative when they involve ln. Please show me how to solve this problem. I should have gotten 2x/(x^2-1) The derivative of ln(x) is 1/x So, you obtain dy/dx = 1/(x+1...

**pre calc**

how do i tackle this problem?!? cosx=sinx*cotx

**Calc.**

Solve the initial value problem explicity: y'= 5xe^(-y), y(1)=1

**Calc pt2**

Original question: Posted by Lost One on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 12:04pm. Let f(x) = (2/3)x^3 - 2x + 1 with a restricted domain of [1,infinity]. What is the value of (f-1)'(x) when x = 13? •Calc - Steve, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 12:58pm since x = f^-1(y) and dx/dy = 1/y' ...

**pre-calc help !!!!!!!**

if someone could show me how to solve this problem 1) cos(345°)

**Calc**

Find the integral from -∞ to -1 of 1/(1+x²) dx. I started working the problem out, and so far I got the lim as z→-∞ of [arctan (-1) - arctan (z)]. I'm a little bit confused exactly what is means when you plug -∞ into z, and how to solve the problem ...

**Pre Calc**

Can someone help me understand how to do this: I need to find two solutions to the problem (x-2)^2 + (y+3)^2 = 9

**Pre-Calc**

Please help me with this problem-I'm stuck (x-2)/(x+2) = (x+10)/x I'm not even sure where to start-Thanks for any help you can provide

**Calc 1**

I need help solving for this final problem to complete my assigment. Please help! Solve for x: ln(x^4)-ln(x^2)=2

**Calc II**

Find the function y = y(x) which solves the initial value problem: 4sec(x)*dy/dx = e^(y+sin(x)) where y(0) = -5

**Chemistry**

A .682 g sample of an unknown weak monoprotic acid, HA, was dissolved in sufficient water to make 50mL of solution and was titrated with a .135 M NaOH solution. After the addition of 10.6mL of base, a pH of 5.65 was recorded. The equivalence point was reached after the ...

**Calc 121**

Okay, how would you go about finding the area of a curve from 1 to 4, when y=2x+(2/(x^2))?? It's not like the problem I asked before because here, you cannot use substitution. I tried using 2x for u and x^2 for du but it won't simplify into a ln problem or anything that I can ...

**calc**

cylindrical shells the problem says rotate about the x-axis these are the two equations given: x+y=3 AND x-4=-(y-1)^2

**math/Calc**

g(x)={1+cos(pi/2-x/1) 0 for-2 <or= x <or=2 for x<2 or x>2 is g(x) continuous at x=2 is it differentiable at x=2? ex[lain in detail I'm very confused as to how to solve this problem

**Studying for Calc**

I have a quiz on derivatives coming up and I really want to do well, but i'm not sure how to go about studying calc. i have no trouble studying for other subjects, but i'm doing poorly in calc and i need to make some changes in my study habits. any suggestions? i usually work ...

**calc**

If 4x2+3x+xy=2 and y(2)=–10 , find y'(2) by implicit differentiation. i keep getting the wrong answer for this problem evn when plugging 2 in for y.

**calc**

If 4x2+3x+xy=2 and y(2)=–10 , find y'(2) by implicit differentiation. i keep getting the wrong answer for this problem evn when plugging 2 in for y.

**calc**

Consider the function f(t)=2sec^2(t)–10t^3. Let F(t) be the antiderivative of f(t) with F(0)=0. Then F(2) my problem is i get 2tan(t)-5/2t^4+c i plug in 2 and don't get the right answer please help

**Pre-Calc**

I am stuck solving this problem, any help please..Many thanks find all numbers x that satisfy the given equation ln(2x) ------- =2 ln(3x)

**MATHS**

A CONE WAS CONSTRACTED FROM PLASTIC, HAVE A HEIGHT OF 20cm (PART C). THE LID IS MADE UP OF HEMISPHERE HAVE RADIUS 0F 5cm (PART A) AND PYRAMID HAVE VOLUME OF 81,667cm³. THE LID FITS EXACTLY OVER THE CONE. A) CALC. THE VOL. OF PART A. B) CALC. THE VOL. OF PART C. C) CALC. THE ...

**Pre-Calc/Calc**

Which set of parametric equations corresponds to this rectangular equation? y=2x-(x^2 / 10) A. x=4t, y=4t-(t^2 /10) B. x=2t, y=8t-(4t^2/10) C. x=2t, y=4t-(4t^2/10) D. x=.5t, y=2t-(t^2/10) E. x=t, y=t-(t^2/10)

**calc**

f(x)=8cos4x What is the derivative? Im doing online homework and i keep getting an incorrect answer. How do you work out this problem correctly? thanks

**Calc**

If y=3x^2-2, then dy/d(2x-3)= ? I've never taken derivatives with respect to anything other than a single variable, such as x, y or t, so i'm not sure how to start this problem! Thanks

**PLEEEEEEASE HELP, EMERGENCY!!!!!**

Here is a word problem dealing with The Simplex Method: Maximization, Minimization A dietitian is designing a daily diet that is to contain at least 60 units of protein, 40 units of carbs, and 120 units of fat. The diet is to consist of two types of foods. One serving of food ...

**ap calc**

find the volume generated by revolving the area bounded by y=-x^3, y=0, and x=-2 about the line x=1. I know how to the solve the problem but am not sure how to get the interval. Please help.

**calc 2**

Use Euler's method with step size 0.5 to compute the approximate y-values y1, y2, y3 and y4 of the solution of the initial-value problem y' = y − 3x, y(4) = 0.

**help chem!:/**

a) Calc. PH of 0.010 M HF and 0.030 M KF e) calc. PH Zn(OH)2 in wAter

**Science**

The topic is waste minimization. One of the questions that i need information on is this: How bad is it locally (USA)? In case locally in USA. Whats bad waste.

**Pre Calc**

Does this: sqrt 3x-4=(x-4)^2-3 Multiply out to: x^4-16x^3+90^2-211x+173 I then need to put it in the graphing calc and see what the roots are.

**Pre-Calc**

f(x)=(24x3+68x2+24x−32)/(4x3+56x2+236x+280) I need help finding the roots and the hole for this problem.

**Applied Calc**

PLEASE HELP FIND DEFINITE INTEGRAL. I've been on this problem for an hour and a half and done it over 7 different ways. It can't be THIS hard!!! ∫ ((t^2)-t)^2) dt with b=-3 and a=1 thank you.

**calculus (limits)**

lim h>0 sqrt(1+h)-1/h not sure how to factor this; not allowed to use L'Hopital's Rule. (that isn't taught at my school until Calc II & I'm in Calc I).

**pre-calc**

Find a vector perpendicular to the plane containing the given points. (0,-2,2), (1,2,-3), and (4,0,-1) My teacher was unable to finish the lesson, but I'd like to know how to solve this problem.

**Calc-Derivative**

Find the derivative of x^(1/x). Can someone show me steps for this problem...I go round in circles

**Pre-calc**

Problem 1. Suppose x > 0. Simplify the expression [(x+h)^1/2− (x) ^1/2]/h . For what values of h is this expression defined?

**Pre-Calc**

I am seeking help with this problem Please...Thank you! Find the point on the line y=x+3 in the xy-plane that is closest to the point (3, 2)

**calc**

integrate (3+x)x^(1/2)dx=? please help I have no idea how to integrate this problem

**Pre Calc**

use properties of the trigonometric function to find the exact value of each expression. Do no use a calculator. sec ( - pi/18) * cos (37 pi)/18 I do not see how to do this problem. Every time I do it out I get a reference angle of twenty degrees which isn't on the unit circle...

**Pre-Calc**

medication duration using the function of e through time lapse problem D(h)=8e(up carrot)-0.31(h) find med level at 1 hour- no problem 5.88mg. but every time I insert 4 for the 4 hours I get a larger number... much larger indicting the med level has gone up. I am sure it is my...

**math- pre calc/trig**

Find the length of each side of a square if the diagonal is 7(square root 2)? How do I solve or set up this problem?

**math, calc 2**

Using the disk method, find the volume of a right circular cone with height h and base radius r. I know the answer is 1/3pier^2h, but how do you explain or work out the problem?

**Extrema-Calc**

Find and classify the relative maxima and minima of this function f(x)= definite integral sign where a=0 and b=x. t^2-4/(1+(cos^2(t)) dt what should my value for u be? is it just t. not sure how to even tackle this problem.

**Algebra**

Use the above graph of f(x) to complete the following table for values of its inverse function, f^{-1}(x). The graph has a point on (2,2)the y-intercept is 4 the x intercept is 3 x =-4, 8, 0, -2, 2 f^{-1}(x) Note: You can earn partial credit on this problem...

**Pre-CALC**

Can anyone help me with this problem step by step please... Find the area inside the ellipse in the xy-plane determined by the given equation x^2 y^2 ____ + ___ =1 10 25

**math**

One of the following functions is neither odd nor even. Which one? x^5 + 3x 6x^2 – |x^2| + 3 x^9 + 3x^7 + 6x (my answer)x^2 + 3x + 3 + |x –3| This is really tricky pre-calc graphing problem. Thanks for the help!

**Calc 121**

Okay, how would you go about finding the area of a curve from 1 to 4, when y=2x+(2/(x^2))?? It's not like the problem I asked before because here, you cannot use substitution. I tried using 2x for u and x^2 for du but it won't simplify into a ln problem or anything that I can ...

**Calc**

Use a table of values to estimate the value of the limit. lim (tan 3x/tan 5x) x--> 0 I have no clue what to do. Could someone please explain how to go about this problem.

**AP Calc**

Use mathematical induction to prove that the statement holds for all positive integers. Also, can you label the basis, hypothesis, and induction step in each problem. Thanks 1. 2+4+6+...+2n=n^2+n 2. 8+10+12+...+(2n+6)=n^2+7n

**pre Calc.**

Describe the behavior of the function near the vertical asymptote. Is there another way to word this problem so that I might understand? Seriously, I have gotten everything so far, so is this just worded weird?

**AP Calc**

Find the volume of the solid generated by rotating the region bounded by the graph of y=x^2, y=0, x=1, and x=3 about the line parallel to the x-axis and one unit below it. Please help I have no idea how to solve this problem.

**Word Problem Cost minimization**

Don Garcia needs at least 24 units of vitamin A per day. Each green pill provides 4 units and each red pill provides one unit. Green pills cost 3.5¢ each and red pills cost 1¢ each. How many of each kind of pill should he take to minimize his cost? Green pills cost (3.5 ...

**PRE-CALC**

Hi here is my question: Solve: (x-3)/x+3/x2=-6/x^2+2x For my solutions, I got -2 and 0, but the problem is, when I plug the numbers back in, I have zero in the denominator which I know you can't have. I'm not sure what I did wrong, or is it just undefined?

**Math - Calc**

If f(x)=∫[1,x^2] t^t dt find f'(x). Another problem similar to this one on my assignment was f(x)=∫[1,x] t^t dt, and the answer was f'(x)=x^x. That same pattern would say this answer should be (x^2)^(x^2), but that's not being accepted. What am I missing here? Please help

**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...

**Calc B/C**

Assume no air friction and that the acceleration due to gravity is 10 meters/sec^2. A ball is moving horizontally at a rate of 5 meters/sec. until it falls off the edge of a platform. The height, h, of the platform would have to be ___ meters if the ball hit the ground 8 ...

**calc**

I am not sure how to approach this...I have to find the value of x that makes the derivate of f(x) equal to zero...here's what I have so far (is it correct?) and how is the problem finished? Thank you very much! f(x) = (1/x) + ln(x) f'(X) = ln|x| + (1/x) 0 = ln|x| + (1/x) how ...

**calculus**

i'm having trouble with a problem in my calc class...it isn't really calculus yet since we're still in the review section but it goes somethign like this: ( don't have it in front of me) a rational function is defined by: R/(x-K) where R and K are constants. find R and K for a...

**Calc**

This problem is really weird. I have to explain why MVT applies for f(x)=2sinx-sin2x on the closed interval 7pi,8pi and then determine all values of c in the interval (7pi,8pi) that satisfies the conclusion of the theorem. However, the condition of MVT is that the function is ...

**Calc Repost**

Express the function in the form f o g. G(x)= The cube root of (x/1+x) So, (f 0 g)(x)= f(g(x))= f(cube root of x/1+x)= I don't know how to finish the problem because it does not give you the information for F(x)???

**chemistry**

This problem is from my chemistry book and I am having a little trouble with the intermediary steps: Barium metal crystallizes in a body- centered cubic lattice (atoms at lattice points only) The unit cell edge length is 502 pm, and the density of the metal if 3.5g/cm^3. (...

**Pre-Calc**

Can you show me how to find the rectangular equation of r=2costheta + 3 sin theta All I need is an example to work off I was absent today from Pre-Calc and I have homework to do and no explanation with them-Please help with this one Thank you

**Calc Math**

A plane is heading on a bearing of 200° with an air speed of 400 km/h when it is blown off course by a wind of 100 km/h from the northeast. Determine the resultant ground velocity of the plane. What was your solution to answering this problem?

**My Friend Needs Help With a Calc Problem.**

how does five degrees east of north keep a plain going north when the wind pushes the plain four point six degrees west of north? This is not calculus. It is a vector problem. THe wind is pushing the plane west. If you need the solution, to find the direction of the wind, a ...

**Math**

A student is in a 20 week calc class. The function f(t)=50-50e^0.2t f(t) measures the students problem speed in t weeks -how many problems per hour can a student solve at the beginning of the course - how many problems per hour can a student solve halfway through the course -...

**Calc help**

find the area of the region enclosed by y=e^2x, y=e^5x, and x=1. i am having trouble seeing how this region looks like and having problems with how to start the problem in general. Much help is appreciated.

**AP CALC**

Find the POSITIVE value of x that satisfies the mean value theorem for f(x)=sin(x) on the closed interval [-3pi/2, 3pi/2]. please help I have no idea how to solve this problem

**Pre Calc!**

Two ships, one sailing at 30 km/hr and the other at 45 km/hr, left port at the same time. Three hours later they were 120 km apart. If you had to find the angle between their courses an equation that could be used to solve this problem is:

**Applied Calc**

Find the indefinite integral of (1-sqrtx)/(1+sqrtx)dx I just worked completely through this problem using substitution (u=1+sqrtx) and came to the answer 3+4sqrtx+x+C. This is incorrect. Not sure where I messed up.

**Calc**

sinx+x^2y=1 use implicit differentiation to find the second derivative. For the first derivative I got (cos(x)+2xy)/x^2. I have a feeling that is wrong, can someone please help and show steps on how to do this problem. (studying for a midterm).

**probability**

The vertical coordinate (“height") of an object in free fall is described by an equation of the form x(t)=θ0+θ1t+θ2t2, where θ0, θ1, and θ2 are some parameters and t stands for time. At certain times t1,…,tn, we make noisy observations Y1,…,...

**Pre-Calc**

Can anyone help with the following problem please...Thank u so much Let f(x) =|9x|. For the area above the x-axis and between the lines x= -9 and x=18 a. draw and label a sketch with the area shaded b. find the area of the region in the xy-plane under the graph of f(x)

**Pre-Calc**

A page that is x inches wide and y inches high contains 30 square inches of print. The top and bottom margins are 2 inches deep, and the margins on each side are 2 inches wide. a. draw a diagram that gives a visul representation of the problem. b. show that the total area A on...

**AP Calc B/C**

If the rate of change of the population is proportional to the population and the population of a country doubled in 35 years, what is its yearly rate of increase? I don't remember how to do this at all, so I really don't know how to start the problem.