Hey!

The difference between two numbers in 100. Find the numbers given that the square of the larger exceeds 5 times the square of the smaller by a maximum amount.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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- January 21st 2009, 08:41 AMSculthorpCalculus Q
Hey!

The difference between two numbers in 100. Find the numbers given that the square of the larger exceeds 5 times the square of the smaller by a maximum amount.

Any help is greatly appreciated! - January 21st 2009, 09:38 AMSoroban
Hello, Sculthorp!

Quote:

The difference between two numbers is 100.

Find the numbers given that the square of the larger exceeds

5 times the square of the smaller by a maximum amount.

Let = the smaller number.

Then = the larger number.

The required difference is: .

. . So we have: .

And*that*is the function we must maximize.

Got it?

- January 21st 2009, 03:09 PMSculthorp
Thanks so much!!

OBAMA!!!!!