Applied Calculus......

A book designer decided that the pages of a book should have 1-in. margins at the top and bottom and 1/2 in. margins on the sides. She further stipulated that each page should have an area of 60 in.2. Find a function in the variable x, giving the area of the printed region.

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  1. If x is the page width,
    we know the height is 60/x

    a = (x-1)(60/x - 2)

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