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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

find the dimensions of a rectangle with area 1000 m^2 whose perimeter is as small as possible

2. Relevant equations

perimeter = 2x + 2y

area = xy

1000 = xy

y= 1000/x

perimeter = 2x + 2(1000/x)

3. The attempt at a solution

am stuck

any help from anybody?

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# Homework Help: Simple optimization problem

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