Can someone please help me set up this problem?

Find the larger of two numbers whose sum is 30 for which the sum of their squares is a minimum.

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- Jan 6th 2009, 03:41 PMabclarinetuvwxyzOptimization Problem
Can someone please help me set up this problem?

Find the larger of two numbers whose sum is 30 for which the sum of their squares is a minimum. - Jan 6th 2009, 04:08 PMDeMath
Let the first number and the second number .

Then and .

Do you undestand? - Jan 6th 2009, 04:17 PMLast_Singularity