1. U.S. parcel regulations state that packages must have length plus girth (girth equals the circumference of ends) of no more than 84 inches. Find the dimension of the cylindrical package of greatest volume that is mailable by post.
2. The manager of a department store wants to build a 600 square foot rectangular enclosure on the store's parking lot in order to display some equipment. Three sides of the enclosure will be built of redwood fencing at a cost of $14 per running foot. The fourth side will be built of cement blocks at a cost of $28 per running foot. Find the dimensions of enclosure that will minimize the total cost of building materials.
3. A tank with a rectangular base and rectangular sides is to be open at the top. It is to be constructed so that its width is 4 meters and its volume is 36 cubic meters. If buildsing the tank costs $10 per sq. meter for the base and $5 per sq. meter for the sides, what is the cost of the least expensive tank?
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