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sam314159265 Hi, I'm having problems with the following question. It's probably super easy... but I just keep getting the wrong answer.
A showroom for a car dealership is to be built in the shape of a rectangle with brick on the back and sides, and glass on the front. The floor of the showroom is to have an area of 500m^2.
a) If a brick wall costs $1200/m while a glass wall costs $600/m, what dimensions would minimize the cost of the showroom?
When I try to solve for one of the variables I get, 2400L+1800W=500 Is this the right way to start it?
Any help would be appreciated