What is the largest area of an isosceles triangle with the perimeter 1 cm?
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Originally Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org 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
But it's not necessary to know this formula.
You have with and .
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