A printed page is to contain 60cm² of typing with clear margins around, of 5 by 3. Find the minimum area of the entire page?
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Can you do the rest? It's just a matter of taking the derivative of A and doing the first derivative test.
Originally Posted by Eric A printed page is to contain 60cm² of typing with clear margins around, of 5 by 3. Find the minimum area of the entire page? Minimise subject to the condition .
Last edited by mr fantastic; Nov 29th 2008 at 09:56 PM. Reason: Yes I did mean y + 6
Oops, I forgot to take both sides into consideration Can you do the rest? It's just a matter of taking the derivative of A and doing the first derivative test. mr fantastic's method works too, except I think he means y+6
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