For a calc project, I am supposed to solve an interesting calculus word problem dealing with maximum and minimum values. The catch is that I cannot use my own book. Can anyone suggest a challenging optimization problem? So far, weve covered the problem with a person who must find the least time required to get from A to B across a river if he can run on land faster than he can swim in water. I can also rule out the pipe around a corner problem, Fermats Principle, and Snells Law. If anyone has encountered an interesting, out of the ordinary max/min problem (single variable), please help me out(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Homework Help: Applied Optimization Suggestions

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