Example 3-8-11 - Maple Help



Chapter 3: Applications of Differentiation



Section 3.8: Optimization



Example 3.8.11



 A can in the shape of a right-circular cylinder, fashioned from a rectangle rolled into a cylinder and disks welded at the top and bottom, must have volume $V$. What are the dimensions of the least-cost can if the side costs $a$ per square inch and the top and bottom cost $b$ per square inch?







For more information on Maplesoft products and services, visit www.maplesoft.com