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The sum of two positive numbers is 36. Find the integers and the maximum value of the product of the integers

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- November 4th 2008, 06:31 PMskyslimitWord Question Calc Help
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The sum of two positive numbers is 36. Find the integers and the maximum value of the product of the integers - November 4th 2008, 07:59 PMtdschool
The first number is x, and the second is (36-x). Their product is x(36-x), which is 36x-x^2. Find f'(x)=0. f'(x)= 36-2x. 36-2x=0 x=18.Both numbers are 18. Max product 18x18=324

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