A rectangle is to be inscribed in a right triangle having sides 6 inches, 8 inches, and 10 inches. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle with greatest area.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I recently tried doing it and the answer was found by finding the slope and then using the first and second derivatives of the area.

Now I would like to know how to solve this by using proportions.

So if there are any suggestions whatsoever, Thanks.

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# Optimization with maxima and minima

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