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## Homework Statement

A piece of wire 10ft long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of a square. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

radius=r and side of the square=s

answer: r = 5/(pi+4) and s =10/(pi+4)

I have the answer but I don't know how should I do it... Please help

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