# Pre Algabra

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If there is a cylinder that has a volume of 100 ft, what would be the DIMENSIONS of the cylinder to have to LEAST surface area?

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Mackenzie, this problem is way too advanced for you. I never had this type of problem until I took a course in Calculus. I don't understand why your teacher assigned it, perhaps your parents can ask that.

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OK! It was in our book but my teacher did say it would be a challange. Can you just explain it one more time?!

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I cant explain it any better for you than I did. It is a calculus question.

The alternative, graphing, requires a graphing calculator and knowledge how to use it.

Sorry.

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Alight! Thanks anyway!!!! I kind of get it but do you think any one else can explain it?

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