What is the largest area of an isosceles triangle with the perimeter 1 cm?
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Hello, I find cm. I give my solution after diner.
Originally Posted by gtgamer140@yahoo.com What is the largest area of an isosceles triangle with the perimeter 1 cm? Hi Let a be the equal length of 2 sides and b the length of the 3rd side. The perimeter is p = 1 = 2a+b The are is given by the formula Set the derivative of S to 0 to find b_max then S_max
Exactly, But it's not necessary to know this formula. You have with and .
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