Visualize: Maximizing Area

Area, Calculus

Dear Students follow the Instructions:

Drag point C in the window on the left. Click on the "Capture Data" button as you drag the point C to obtain various values of L, B and Area Click on the "Capture Data" button to populate the spreadsheet with the Length, Breadth, and area data. Observe the tracing of the curve obtained as you drag the point C

Hey students!!!

1. Identify the parameter which is constant as you drag point C. 2. Identify the coordinates at which the area is (i) minimum (ii) maximum 3. What is the maximum area obtained? 3. What do you infer from the values captured on the spread sheet alongside?