Shreya P.

asked • 04/02/14

Optimization Problems

6 segments of a window frame are to be constructed from a piece of window framing material 6 m in length. A carpenter wants to build a frame for a rural gothic style window, where the triangle ABC is equilateral. The diagram looks like a house, an equilateral triangle labeled ABC and a rectangle below that is connected to BC. What should the dimensions be?

1 Expert Answer


Bob A. answered • 04/02/14

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Bob A.

p.s. I said "top light".  In case you are not familiar with the term,
each pane of glass in a window is called a light.


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