Pls find attached work.

I would really appreciate some help.

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- July 10th 2011, 05:36 AMVeronica1999Angle word problem
Pls find attached work.

I would really appreciate some help. - July 10th 2011, 06:08 AMkalyanramRe: Angle word problem
Hi Veronica,

There seems to be a contradiction in your results. I cannot make it out because your attempt in the first and second halves are cramped into small space. Here is where I find the contradiction.

You obtained the length of crease for and = and substituting we have - July 10th 2011, 06:24 AMVeronica1999Re: Angle word problem
Then is my crease length of 16 root 3 correct?

- July 10th 2011, 06:40 AMkalyanramRe: Angle word problem
Let the length of the crease be and width of paper be

Now we have

Now evaluate for minimum of by differentiating.

Kalyan. - July 10th 2011, 07:08 AMkalyanramRe: Angle word problem
Instead of differentiating w.r.t try maximizing the function this gives this gives us or . We take the angle

Kalyan.