A piece of wire, 100cm long, is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent to form a square, and the other piece is bent to form a circle. Determine how the wire should be cut so that the total area enclosed is
a) a maximum
b) a minimum
Thanks
A piece of wire, 100cm long, is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent to form a square, and the other piece is bent to form a circle. Determine how the wire should be cut so that the total area enclosed is
a) a maximum
b) a minimum
Thanks
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