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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?

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