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Originally Posted by WartonMorton Please see attachment. I can't see any attachment
Originally Posted by earboth I can't see any attachment Sorry about that. I think I figured out how to attach it now.
Hi Let R be the radius of the cylinder and L its length The volume is From this expression you can find L as a function of R The area is Substitute L function of R to get A(R) Calculate A'(R) to find the value of R which minimizes the area
Originally Posted by running-gag Hi Let R be the radius of the cylinder and L its length The volume is From this expression you can find L as a function of R The area is Substitute L function of R to get A(R) Calculate A'(R) to find the value of R which minimizes the area I got 1.845, how does this match up to what you got?
I am getting 1.473 in
Originally Posted by running-gag I am getting 1.473 in Any body else got 1.845 or 1.473?
Originally Posted by WartonMorton Any body else got 1.845 or 1.473? The exact value of r is:
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