# Calculus

An isosceles triangle has perimeter 64m. Find the dimensions of this triangle that make its area a maximum

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 55

## Similar Questions

1. ### Geometry

Can anybody help me with this word problem? A homeowner, who loves math, decides to make a garden/patio area in the following way. She decides to make the gardening area, where she will plant roses bushes in the shape of an

asked by Jonas on October 8, 2014
2. ### Math (Geometry)

The perimeter of right triangle ABC is equal to the perimeter of isosceles triangle DEF. The lengths of the legs of the right triangle are 6 and 8. If the length of each side of the isosceles triangle is an integer, what is the

asked by ANONYMOUS on August 7, 2012
3. ### geometry

The perimeter of right triangle RST is equal to the perimeter of isosceles triangle XYZ. The lengths of the legs of the right triangle are 6 and 8. If the length of each side of the isosceles triangle is an integer. what is the

asked by HSutha on December 12, 2011
4. ### Math

An isosceles triangle and a rectangle share a base. The area of the rectangle is 4 times the area of the triangle. The area of the triangle is 60 cm^2 and its height is 15 cm. Find the dimensions of the triangle.

asked by Mary on February 11, 2011
5. ### Calculus

If an isosceles triangle has a fixed perimeter P, find the dimensions that maximize that area. Show how you know that it is the maximum.

asked by Katie on December 11, 2016
6. ### Math

If all of the following triangles have the same perimeter, which has the greater area? a) a right triangle with legs of equal lengths b) an equilateral triangle, c) An obtuse triangle d) a triangle whose sides are all different

asked by Anonymous on August 8, 2012
7. ### math

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 16 in. The area of the triangle is 12 sq in. If the base is x in, the height is 4 in and the legs are y in, find the length of the three sides.

asked by Beatrice on January 5, 2012
8. ### geometry

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 42 cm . its base is 2/3 times the sum of the equal sides . find the length of each side and the area of the triangle.

asked by saurav kumar on December 30, 2010
9. ### math

This question is suppose to be simple but i keep getting it wrong Triangle LMN has vertices L(1, 6), M(6, 3) and N(5, 7). What type of triangle is Triangle LMN? Select all that apply Scalene triangle Right triangle Isosceles

asked by Jakis on March 1, 2017
10. ### math

the perimeter of isosceles triangle is 70 d. of the length of a leg of the triangle is 5 dm less than twice the lenth of the base, find the lengths of the sides of the triangle.

asked by lou on January 15, 2011

More Similar Questions