Liz M.

asked • 04/14/17

# Math question and I need urgent help

A food manufacturer wants to find the most efficient packaging for a canister of oatmeal with a volume of 1663 cubic centimeters.

a. Use the formula for the volume of a cylinder to write an equation that gives the height h of a possible canister in terms of its radius r.

b. Write an equation that gives the canister's surface area S in terms of its radius r by substituting the expression for h from part (a) into the formula for the surface area of a cylinder.

c. Graph the equation from part (b) using desmos.

What are the dimensions that use the least material (round to one decimal)? r = _____cm      h ____= cm

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