8 Answered Questions for the topic Optimizing

10/19/17

What ticket price will maximize the revenue?

the student council plans to run the school talent show to raise money for charity. Last year, tickets sold for $11 each and 400 people attended. The student council has decided to raise the ticket... more
Optimizing Math Calculus Maximum

10/15/16

An open box with its base having a length twice its width is to be constructed with 600 square cm of material. Find its dimensions that maximize the volume.

so I am asked to maximize l*w*h = 2w^2*h l*w +2w*h+2lh=600   I solved for h in terms of w 2w*w+2wh+2*2wh=600 2wh+4wh=600-2w^2 h(6w)=600-2w^2 h=(600-2w^2)/(6w)   I plugged it into l*w*h and... more

12/15/15

math world problem, need answer ASAP

the world cup rugby ball is shown, its is made of a cylinder with ends which are hemispheres. the ends of the cylinder and hemisphere have a radius of 8cm and the enitre ball has a length of... more

06/20/14

Optimization Problems

Liz Energy drink is to be sold in 472 mL cylindrical cans. Since it is a new product the package designers want the cans to be more visible when displayed with competing products so they want the... more

06/20/14

Optimization Problems

The Eco-venture charter company offers local environmental excursions. The fare is $45 per person if up to 30 passengers sign up for the trip. (Note: The company does not offer the trip if fewer... more
Optimizing Calculus Area Circles

04/01/14

Optimization Problems

A piece of plexiglass is in the shape of a semicircle with radius 2 m. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle with the greatest area that can be cut from the piece of plexiglass. 
Optimizing

04/01/14

I need help with optimizing a minimum

A closed rectangular container with a square base is to have a volume of 3456 in3. The material for the top and bottom of the container will cost per $4 in2, and the material for the sides will... more
Optimizing

04/01/14

I need help with optimizing a minimum

A rectangular page is to contain 30 square inches of printable area. The margins at the top and bottom of the page are each 1 inch, one side margin is 1 inch, and the other side margin is 2 inches.... more

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