Can't seem to get started on this question: A trough for holding water is to be formed as shown in the figure below. Determine the angle x that will maximize the amount of water the trough can hold.

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- July 22nd 2012, 04:04 PMAButsonOptimization problem!
Can't seem to get started on this question: A trough for holding water is to be formed as shown in the figure below. Determine the angle x that will maximize the amount of water the trough can hold.

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