Minimum Total Area Cut Wire Made Into Circle & Square

Classic calculus problem of a wire cut at some point and shaped into a circle and a square. Find the place to cut that gives minimum total area.

 

Jim Marsalis

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
area  calculus  circle  differentiation  minimize  square  wire 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
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