Ladder in the Hallway Problem

What's the longest ladder that can make it around the corner in a hallway? Allows students to control the width of the hallways to explore the relationship between the ratio of the widths and the location of most-constricted length. This could use some work. I'm mostly testing GeoGebraTube.

 

Alex Jacoby

 
Material Type
Activity
Tags
calculus  optimization  ladder 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
GeoGebra version
4.2
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3090
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