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Calc maximimaztion problem ( )

  1. Oct 18, 2006 #1
    Calc maximimaztion problem (URGENT!!!)

    Find the height (h), width (w), and the radius (r) to maximze the cross sectional area of a rain gutter in the shape shown below. The rain gutter is formed from a strip of aluminum that is 14 in. wide.

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  3. Oct 19, 2006 #2


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    How would you calculate the cross section of that gutter?

    Given that, how do you calculate the maximum of a function?
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