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**tttcomrader** Question:

A tank initally contains 60 gal of pure water. Brine containing 1 lb of salt per gallon enters the tank at 2 gal/min, and the (perfectly mixed) solution leaves the tank at 3 gal/min; thus the tank is empty after exactly 1 h.

a) Find the amount of salt in the tank after t mins.

b) What is the maximum amount of salt ever in the tank?

My solution to a) is attached, but how do I find b)? I took the derivative and set it equal to zero but find no real solutions...