Find two numbers with a difference of 54 such that the square of one number multiplied by 6 times the other is a minimum.

I'm not sure how I would go about making a relevant equation. seems simple enough, but I don't know what to do for the second.

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- Apr 4th 2011, 02:55 PMIanCarneyOptimization problem (finding 2 numbers given an criteria)
Find two numbers with a difference of 54 such that the square of one number multiplied by 6 times the other is a minimum.

I'm not sure how I would go about making a relevant equation. seems simple enough, but I don't know what to do for the second. - Apr 4th 2011, 03:26 PMpickslides

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- Apr 4th 2011, 03:26 PMskeeter