The USPS will not mail a package if the sum of its length and its girth (measuring around the package) exceed 108 inches. Determine: (a) The volume of the package as a function of its radius r. (b) For which

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  46. calculus

    The USPS will not mail a package if the sum of its length and its girth (measuring around the package) exceed 108 inches. Determine: (a) The volume of the package as a function of its radius r. (b) For which radius r is the volume of the package a maximum?

  47. Math

    Postal regulations specify that a package sent by priority mail may have a combined length and girth of no more than 129 in. Find the dimensions of a cylindrical package with the greatest volume that may be sent by priority mail. Hint: The length plus the

  48. CALCULUS

    Postal regulations specify that a package sent by priority mail may have a combined length and girth of no more than 129 in. Find the dimensions of a cylindrical package with the greatest volume that may be sent by priority mail. Hint: The length plus the

  49. Math

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  51. Calculus

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  55. algebra2

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  57. AP Calc

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  58. ap calc

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  59. Calculus

    A parcel delivery service will deliver a package only if the length plus the girth (distance around, taken perpendicular to the length) does not exceed 112 inches. Find the maximum volume of a rectangular box with square ends that satisfies the delivery

  60. calculus

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  61. physics

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  67. Math

    On a Christmas package, Audrey needs to use only 40-cent stamps and 16-cent stamps. If she uses twice as many 40-cent stamps as 16-cent stamps, how many of each type of stamp must she use to mail a package costing $5.76 in postage?

  68. Math

    On a Christmas package, Audrey needs to use only 40-cent stamps and 16-cent stamps. If she uses twice as many 40-cent stamps as 16-cent stamps, how many of each type of stamp must she use to mail a package costing $5.76 in postage?

  69. Math

    On a Christmas package, Audrey needs to use only 40-cent stamps and 16-cent stamps. If she uses twice as many 40-cent stamps as 16-cent stamps, how many of each type of stamp must she use to mail a package costing $5.76 in postage?

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  91. Math

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  92. Math

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  94. Physics

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  100. Physics

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