I am given the equation 2x^2 + 0.2y^2 = 1 and I need to find the point whose coordinate have the largest sum (The sum of the x and y values) I'm not really sure where to start. any ideas?
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Originally Posted by Copephobia I am given the equation 2x^2 + 0.2y^2 = 1 and I need to find the point whose coordinate have the largest sum (The sum of the x and y values) I'm not really sure where to start. any ideas? solve for y in terms of x sum, S = x + (y in terms of x) find dS/dx and maximize S
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