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This is in my Calc BC class, a homework question from the maximums and minimums section. Can someone solve it please? I know the answers but my work doesnt look too good. Thanks a lot.


Find the dimensions of the isosceles triangle of least area that can be cirumscribed about a circle of radius R.

the answers are:
height= 3R
base=2R(3)^(1/2)
sides=2R(3)^(1/2)
 

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HallsofIvy
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Was there a reason for posting this under differential equations? It would be better in the Homework section. Oh- and while your work may not "look too good", it would help if you showed what work you did.
 

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